World Cleanup Day 2021

It all began in the small northern European country of Estonia, in 2008, fifty-thousand people united to clean up the entire country in just five hours. On that day, a global bottom-up civic movement was born and spread like wildfire around the globe. This captured the imaginations of people worldwide, who were inspired to follow …

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 …