Waltz of the Flowers at the Waste Management Park

31 March marks the end of the floral season in these hills, a two month period when parks and gardens of this hill station present a virtual kaleidoscope of the vivid pinks, reds, blues, and yellows of flowerbeds, contrasting with the verdant green of lawns and shrubberies. The essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson is known to […]

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 […]


The word ‘Shramdaan’ means a voluntary contribution involving physical effort. It is a way of helping the community and contributing to help and change the environment around for the better. Such an exercise focussing on the removal of plastic waste strewn along a stretch of railway line between Coonoor Station and Kateri, was undertaken today. […]