On 19th January, under the leadership of Manjesh BM, Field Officer, and Manjunath B, CEL Coordinator, FSL-India organised a plastic waste collection rally jointly with the Neralakatte Gram Panchayat, to create awareness on Plastic Waste Management.
In this program, 25 international volunteers, along with the FSL-India staff, 30 schoolchildren from the Neralakatte Primary School, MSW students, as well as the public from the village and Panchayat representatives participated in the rally, which lasted from 10:00 in the morning, till lunch time.
Lunch was provided by the Panchayat and during the rally, the children went around the village with placards, chanting slogans to create awareness among the public. With the cooperation of all the participants, they collected more than 120 kgs of different kinds of waste like sweet wrappers, plastic covers, papers and bottles, which filled 10 large sacks.
A big thank you from FSL-India to all the enthusiasts who participated in this rally!