Better Late than Never

One of the lesser known crusades in the war against Plastic Pollution, ‘Plastics 2020 Challenge,’ is a push to reduce the quantity of plastic materials sent to landfills.  The overall aim of this campaign which was launched in Westminster in 2009, is to double the rate of plastic recycling by the year 2020.  For its […]

Clean Coonoor’s Christmas Gift

Soon it will be Christmas Day, and the feeling of peace and goodwill to all men is in he air. Even this very minute, shoppers are probably rushing home with their treasures, following the age old tradition established by the Magi, the art of giving Christmas gifts. This Christmas Eve, we at Clean Coonoor are […]

Our Waste, Our Responsibility

‘Our Waste, Our Responsibility,’ it is the joint responsibility of the administration and the citizenry, to ensure that refuse generated in human habitations is properly disposed in a way, that it ceases to be a threat to the environment.  This was the message that the District Collector had for those who had braved steady downpours […]

Surface Drainage – A Year in Retrospect

13 October, happens to be the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, and it was on this very day in 2018, volunteers of Clean Coonoor took upon themselves, the daunting task of cleaning stormwater drains and culverts. The brainchild of the then Revenue Divisional Officer, the idea to work on the surface drainage system of […]