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[Chennai Trekking Club] Scripting the death of plastic carry bags at Nochi Nagar on Thursday/Friday
February 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Cloth bags distribution at Nochi nagar on Sunday
|Please join distribution of cloth bags to all 600 Nochi nagar households aimed at putting an end to use of plastic carry bags at the dozen local shops. We have already distributed to some 150 households working through last one week. Local Nochi nagar trust volunteers and women would also join us and help with the task.
Shops to stop giving carry bags:
We want to cover as much of the rest of the households on Sunday. From next Sunday Feb 18th coinciding with CTC’s 10th birthday the shops have agreed to stop plastic carry bags altogether. They will only lend/sell cloth bags from the stock of 50 bags we supply to each of them. We will be keeping banners announcing the same.
What we do?
1. Knock 2 to 4 doors and gather a small group and introduce ourselves as zero kuppai movement folks who enabled door collection of segregated waste
2. Tell them we have come to two bags per home for total Rs.10 and explain about the plastic menace and how all carry bags they have put till date are still in the earth wrecking havoc
3. 90% folks just buy the two bags, a few buy one bag for Rs.5. Tell them bags bear word Nochi and made exclusively for them and larger than the PP bags given at weddings that some of them have.
Date: Feb 15th, Thursday and Feb16th, Friday
Nochi Nagar near Light House at Marina
Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/kxxjNm6NJ2F2
Anand – 93456 78905
Ashok – 93825 77264