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 …

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 …