Chennai Coastal Cleanup/8 – June 18th – Update week 2

Momentum for our green wave has doubled in the 2nd week to 2000 volunteers through 400 individuals and 50 organizations below. What’s holding you up?

Creating Awareness

Hundred+ CTCians are spreading the green wave among their friends:

Like our CCC FB page
Update your FB profile photo
Update your FB wall cover
Share our CCC8 Poster

Participating Organizations

Your company, NGO, sports group, college not yet listed below? Contact your CSR/Representative and ask them to sign up here
3Edge Ford Motor Company Praise Foundation
Amal abishek Give Smiles NGO Pudhiya Udhayam
ANCESTORS EDUCATION PVT LTD Hardcastle restaurants pvt ltd ( Mcdonalds ) PwC
Angels of Marina HTC GLOBAL Services India Pvt ltd Ravindran Padmanabhan
Ashok nandavanam Ibis Chennai City Centre Rentokil India pvt Ltd
BILIMORIA & ASSOCIATE Lion’s club of puzhal humanity SFS
Dell EMC Mallika Krishnamurthy Shine TREEchy
Dr.Abdul Kalam Trust Future Vision Matrimony.com SOHES
Dr.Gupta’s Dental Specialities Centre Nellai Nature Club SSN College of Engineering
EFI Chennai NTTDATA Services TCS-NHC Team, Chennai 1
EFI Coimbatore P. V. Vishal Techforge
EFI Cuddalore PATEL SCOUTS GUIDES TVS Sundram Fasteners Limited
EFI Hyderabad Payoda (Appviewx) Technologies Pvt Ltd Urjanet
EFI Nagapattinam Payoda Technologies Pvt Ltd Vignesh
EFI Tirunelveli Pon Pure Chemicals Group
Individuals
400 individuals signed up through 10 assembly points in the city to be part of the green wave. Be part of South India’s largest green wave and join over here.
Core Team
Wanna be part of the team that drives CCC8? Join our weekly Wednesday core team sync-up discussions at ePagemaker Thiruvanmiyur. Minutes of the last discussions over here
Initiatives
Be an active green warrior – join any of our 15 ongoing awareness initiatives below:
1. No Plastic Challenge v3.0
SAY NO against daily use of single use plastics for 5 days and challenge 5 of your friends on your social network!
NPCv3 was launched this week! Take up the challenge over here
2. Waste Management / Zero-waste communities
Interested to go zero-waste at your home, apartment complex, company or school? Contact us or attend one of our ongoing waste mgmt workshops to lead the way into a greener and healthier future
Our team organized a home composting session at Ambattur last week. Details over here
Team #ZeroKuppai is organizing weekly cleanups and community sessions to build a zero-waste community at Srinivasapuram. Details over here.
3.’Waste to Wealth’ workshops
We will show that items of functional and beauty can be carved out of (plastic) waste. Stay tuned for one of our upcoming workshops on the same

In progress…
4. Running for CCC
Our team fixed a running schedule with the 30+ chapters of Chennai Runners / Dream Runners across the entire city in the next 2-3 weeks. Inviting all runners to participate – details over here
CCC Awareness Run – Team 1 – Brijesh / Karthik
1 Ambattur Arimas – CR 23.05.17
2 Kilpauk Striders – CR 25.05.17
3 Pettai Rappers -CR 27.05.17
4 Tower Twisters – CR 30.05.17
5 Mogappair Fitness Circle – CR 01.06.17
6 Anna Nagar – DR 03.06.17
7 MRC Nagar – DR 06.06.17
CCC Awareness Run – Team 2 – Sundhari / Anbu
1 Bessie Flyers – CR 23.05.17
2 Marina Minnals – CR 25.05.17
3 Nungambakkam Nitros – CR 27.05.17
4 Pillar Pacers -CR 30.05.17
5 T Nagar Trendsetters CR 01.06.17
6 Run T.Nagar Run – DR 03.06.17
7 OMR/ECR – DR 06.06.17
8 Besant Nagar – DR 10.06.17
CCC Awareness Run – Team 3 – Murali / Ram Ganesh
1 Chrompet Cheetas – CR 23.05.17
2 Thiruvanmiyur Coastal Runners – CR 25.05.17
3 OMR Trail Blazers – CR 27.05.17
4 Porur Racers -CR 30.05.17
5 Tambaram Thunderbolts -CR 01.06.17
6 Vibrant Velachery -CR 03.06.17
7 Velachery Dreamers -DR 03.06.17
8 Medavakkam -DR 06.06.17
9 Isha Yara in Medavakkam -DR 06.06.17
5. Cycling for CCC


Similarly we are fixing a schedule for CCC8 awareness cycling with 3 cycling groups in the city. Stay tuned!
6. Wall painting with Paintbox
We are in the process of identifying various public walls around the city to create awareness through paintings. Interested to unleash the creative genius in you? Stay tuned….
Walls have been identified. Once we get permission from the Corporation we will be sending out an invite to volunteers to help us in painting.
7. Community engagement
Interested to work with children in schools, fishermen’s villages along the coastal line through drawing competitions, awareness presentations, green workshops, etc?
Our team is hosting a kids design competition at Nochikuppam this Sunday – details over here
8. Talking to vendors on beaches to avoid plastics / waste
No better way then addressing the source – join us at Foreshore/Marina as we engage with local beach vendors to eliminate plastics
In progress…
9. Team up with Corporation to maintain beaches/parks
Replicate the model of clean Thirunvanmyur beach in other parts of the city
In progress…
10. Taking interviews with corporates / vendors / individuals who do positive change towards green future
Wanna be the reporter who goes out to capture an impactful story showing positive change?
Our team went out to interview Ashok Rajendran on the ongoing #ZeroKuppai efforts at Srinivaspuram – check the interview here
11. Engaging other cities / regional NGOs
Every year we are trying to reach out to more cities and green NGOs to join hands with us
Various regional NGOs / cities have joined the 8th edition. Stay tuned for updates
12. Creative designs, posters, promo videos, FB wall covers, etc
Calling creative souls out there to help us design impactful posters to share along with statistics and message to sensitize the public
We received various beautiful poster designs, cartoons, videos, etc. Calling out for more!
13. Awareness ride CCC8
Reserve the date – June 11th! Invitation coming shortly!
14. Photography
Calling out to photographers to help us in covering our mega cleanup drive on June 18th
Invite will be sent shortly
15. Chennai Coastal Cleanup – Mega beach / lake cleanup – June 18th
Check out this video on what’s happening to our oceans!
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