Topic : Plastic Pollution and Ecobricks
Trainer: Madhukar Varshney & Munish Kundra
Madhukar Varshney and Munish Kundra ran an online sessions for students of GD Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj (New Delhi) with the objective of bringing awareness of Plastic Pollution and its impact on Oceans thru rivers. Additionally , Munish Kundra shown a demo of making Ecobricks . Rise Foundation is aiming to recruit more young supporters within the city .
The session had total of 50+ school students . Children made lots of questions and some demonstrated interest in creating projects and many ideas emerged. The sessions went well and feels like we are connecting with the right community to get the Ecobrick movement started right.
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.
We thanks to Beena maam for arranging the wonderful session for the school students.
GD Goenka ,Vasant Kunj Mission
The school motto HIGHER STRONGER BRIGHTER takes its core idea from a quest for excellence, an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a limitless craving for the latest.
For more information , kindly visit : https://gdgps.gdgoenka.com/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org