Plastic Pollution Awareness and Ecobricks making workshop to NEPS

Team Rise Foundation organised an awareness on Plastic waste , River and Ocean pollution and easy to implement solution , an ecobrick making workshop for the teachers and students of New Era Public School (NEPS),Dwarka (New Delhi) today on 7th Aug 2021.

The online session was attended by Principal Ms Mrs Kanwal Kohli, teachers Ms. Ritu,
Ms. Amita, Ms. Jigisha,Ms. Nirmala,Ms. Archana,Ms. Nidhi Bhatia,Ms. Chitra, along with 150 school students of NEPS from different classes in two different sessions.

Mr. Madhukar Varshney – Corporate turned Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Rise Foundation took the interactive session on Plastic waste , Ocean pollution and how environment and animals are impacted by this !!

Mr. Munish Kundra – Member of Rise Foundation, took the session on ecobricks, why and how to make ecobricks.

At the end , session is closed with thanks note and commitment from students to make ecobricks at home. Team Rise Foundation, look forward to fight with Plastic Pollution with Simple but effective way of by making ecobricks.

Rise Foundation team had already made structures like benches in green belt of Brahma Apartments, Sec 7, Dwarka. They are planning to make some structure in NEPS from ecobricks made by students considering behavioral shift towards plastic waste in the household thru the students along with awareness and sensitivity towards animals and ocean pollution. These benches arrest approx 15-16Kg of Multilayer plastic and Single use plastic at source.

History of Ecobrick?

Ecobricks were first made in number and utilized on a community scale in Guatemala in 2003 with Susana Heisse’s project Pura Vida Atitlan. Since then numerous projects have been started all around the globe.

What is an Ecobrick?

An Ecobrick is a plastic bottle filled, and packed tightly with none recyclable materials so that it can be used as a building block for a structure. Pretty much becoming a brick, made of plastic.

About NEPS

New Era Public School – Dwarka, was founded in 1989, by the New Era Education Society, with the primary aim of giving new impetus and direction to education

New Era Public school Dwarka represents a holistic and constructivist approach to education, one that seeks to provide equal educational and developmental opportunities to all. We are committed to providing an environment where every child can grow, learn and develop strong character and principles to ensure success in the future.

New Era Public School Dwarka seeks to empower all students with creativity, achievement and development, through holistic and humane education. Our motto ‘Tamso Ma Jyotirgamaya’ emboldens our students to move from darkness toward enlightenment, away from prejudice to justice, from violence to peace, from hatred to compassion.

For more information about NEPS , please visit at :

About Rise Foundation

Rise foundation is a non-profitable organization registered in the year 2011, purely engaged on voluntary services. We are involved in different activities in the field of education for underprivileged children and awareness program for women and deprived section of society. We do activities and awareness workshop on various issues like health and hygiene, legal aids through DLSA for domestic violence, awareness workshop on waste segregation and composting (including Dwarka societies) for the last 10 years. Recently we started Urban Forest plantation using Miyawaki Technique and Workshops on Ecobricks to curb plastic pollution.

If you want to conduct online or offline sessions for Ecobricks, feel free to reach Mr. Madhukar Varshney at 9717764262 or Mr. Munish Kundra at 9818739265 or write us at


Published by RISE Foundation

NGO Working in Waste Managament, Environmrnt Protection and Women Empowerment

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