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 […]
A month has passed since the Waste Management Park at Ottupattarai became functional. Clean Coonoor is pleased to state that around 24,173 kgs of solid waste has been handled by its volunteers since its inception. Although segregation at source is in force, mixed waste to the tune of about 40% still continues to come in, […]
Nearly five months have passed ever since Clean Coonoor set about to revamp the Municipal Garbage Dump. Thanks to the eleemosynary gestures of many generous individuals and the active cooperation of the Coonoor Municipal Corporation, the goal has now been achieved. A Waste Management Park is all set to be inaugurated by the District Collector […]
Clean Coonoor is happy to announce that the much awaited plastic baler has arrived at the municipal dump yard. This machine which can compress 200kg of plastic waste into a 1 x 1 x .5 metre block, will be useful in management of plastic waste.