Deplastify Campaign Shines at the Climategiri event!
January 21, 2020
As part of the ongoing endeavours at Strawberry Fields High School, the young students congregated in the Plaza in sector 17 to raise awareness regarding the environment and climate change in particular. Climategiri is a call and initiative by the youth to involve the general population in actively involving themselves in projects that help to sustain the planet.
The enthusiastic bunch of youngsters spoke out for the need to act, suggesting plausible actions and examples from the projects taken up at school.
‘Deplastify’, the School’s active venture was explained. Vaanya Gilhotra told the crowds that had gathered in support of Climategiri, about how each Friday at school, single use plastic is gathered from the students who bring it in to further be packed and sent to Shayna Ecounified India Pvt. Ltd., Noida.
The tiles that are manufactured using the plastic were displayed too. The Municipal Commissioner Mr K K Yadav and the Hon’ble Governor Punjab and UT Administrator Mr V P Singh Badnore felicitated the young SFHS sleuths and encouraged the other schools in the tricity to join forces with Strawberry Fields and pitch in towards saving the Earth for habitation for the coming generations.
The other dignitaries present at the event were Mr Manoj Parida the Advisor to the Administrator UT and the Mayor Chandigarh, Ms. Raj Bala Malik.