Gurgaon: KIIT World School Gurgaon and Delhi have starts drive against the plastic with their “plastic-free school” campaign. Under the campaign save environment, KIIT decided to ban plastic in school and KIIT college premises. The campaign aims to cut down the use of single used plastic and support govt. of India’s under ‘Swachhata hi Sewa program’.
Pamphlets have been distributed to make students aware of single use plastic such as water bottles, bags, cup, plates, jugs, plastic straws, and certain type of sachets or pencils boxes and have been requested to abolish the plastic from their routine life. Students will also make their parents aware of plastic pollution and will encourage them to use jute bags instead of plastic bags. Students of KIIT College of Education will also aware nearby villages through rally about plastic pollution.
KIIT Registrar Neelima Kamarah said,” The over use of plastics has become a major environmental issue especially single use plastic. It is essential today to bring nature into the concrete jungle that we live in. We have ban on single use plastic and our canteens have replaced all plastic cutlery with steel. It is important to teach children from now on how to stop plastic pollution.