Poly-Free Paradise (Sept. 25-Oct. 02, 2010) <ul><li>A humble effort by   </li></ul><ul><li>The Gurukul, Panchkula </li></u...
Too much of harmful polythene is being used everywhere – in homes, markets etc. FEEL
<ul><li>Plastic bags litter the landscape   </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic bags kill animals   </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic bags a...
FEEL Can be ‘Changed’ by creating awareness about switching over to environment friendly options like Paper bags, Cloth ba...
Students interacted with their parents, general public, vendors and shopkeepers urging them to give up the use of polybags...
Plan of Action <ul><li>Conducted a Brain Storming Workshop-students under  teacher’s guidance-made paper bags and jute bag...
DO... In the selected week <ul><li>the students went  around in the  Group Housing Societies in the area urging people to ...
<ul><li>distributed pamphlets  </li></ul><ul><li>took out an awareness rally carrying placards and banners. </li></ul><ul>...
DO...
SHARE <ul><li>The first impact - apart from the school becoming a poly free zone – was our achievement of being able to re...
<ul><li>Students have pledged not to use or even accept poly bags anywhere they go. </li></ul><ul><li>No polybags are allo...
SHARE Impact <ul><li>The Resident Welfare Association of Sec-20 Panchkula have promised support in the drive by following ...
SHARE Impact <ul><li>It is noteworthy that each Group Housing Society has nearly 100 apartments on an average so we have h...
SHARE Impact <ul><li>The Shopkeepers Association of Sector 20 market Panchkula, impressed and inspired by the endeavour of...
We took a step……. <ul><li>… what about you ???????? </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Poly-Free Paradise (Sept. 25-Oct. 02, 2010) <ul><li>A humble effort by </li></ul><ul><li>The Gurukul, Panchkula </li></ul>Entry For Design for Change Contest - 2010
  2. 2. Too much of harmful polythene is being used everywhere – in homes, markets etc. FEEL
  3. 3. <ul><li>Plastic bags litter the landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic bags kill animals </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic bags are non-biodegradable </li></ul><ul><li>Petroleum is required to produce plastic bags </li></ul>Ill effects of plastic/poly-bags FEEL
  4. 4. FEEL Can be ‘Changed’ by creating awareness about switching over to environment friendly options like Paper bags, Cloth bags or Jute bags
  5. 5. Students interacted with their parents, general public, vendors and shopkeepers urging them to give up the use of polybags. IMAGINE
  6. 6. Plan of Action <ul><li>Conducted a Brain Storming Workshop-students under teacher’s guidance-made paper bags and jute bags </li></ul><ul><li>Designed pamphlets </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared a ‘Street Play’ </li></ul><ul><li>Made placards for Rally </li></ul>IMAGINE
  7. 7. DO... In the selected week <ul><li>the students went around in the Group Housing Societies in the area urging people to give up polythene. </li></ul><ul><li>distributed free jute bags/paper bags. </li></ul><ul><li>staged ‘Nukkar Natak’ at strategic points in the local market (Video on Youtube.com-Clip Name : Bachao – Bachao, Polythene Se bachao!!) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>distributed pamphlets </li></ul><ul><li>took out an awareness rally carrying placards and banners. </li></ul><ul><li>students collected polythenes from their own homes and deposited with the Municipal Corporation, Panchkula </li></ul>DO...
  9. 9. DO...
  10. 10. SHARE <ul><li>The first impact - apart from the school becoming a poly free zone – was our achievement of being able to reach out to the nearly 1,500 families of school children. </li></ul><ul><li>Students collected polythenes from their homes every Thursday and the Municipal Corporation was contacted to collect the same from the school(Practice would be continued). </li></ul>Impact
  11. 11. <ul><li>Students have pledged not to use or even accept poly bags anywhere they go. </li></ul><ul><li>No polybags are allowed inside the school campus-The security guard checks the visitors for the same. </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors if carrying polybags are requested to deposit the same and are given alternative paper/jute bags specially made by our students. </li></ul>SHARE Impact
  12. 12. SHARE Impact <ul><li>The Resident Welfare Association of Sec-20 Panchkula have promised support in the drive by following the same practice by screening the entry and exit of residents and visitors in the residential societies and banning the entry of polythenes. Group Housing Society no. 86, 60, 79, 80,15, 24 and 94 have already implemented the ban. </li></ul>
  13. 13. SHARE Impact <ul><li>It is noteworthy that each Group Housing Society has nearly 100 apartments on an average so we have hopefully triggered off a massive campaign against polybags. </li></ul>
  14. 14. SHARE Impact <ul><li>The Shopkeepers Association of Sector 20 market Panchkula, impressed and inspired by the endeavour of The Gurukul students, has not just promised giving up the use of polythenes but has also hired 3 sweepers to segregate and collect polythenes from the market garbage daily and deposit it with the Municipal Corporation , Panchkula </li></ul>
  15. 15. We took a step……. <ul><li>… what about you ???????? </li></ul>

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