Tag: Save Our Oceans

Plastic Pollution – How bad is it?

Plastic pollution is caused due to the accumulation of the waste plastic material in the environment. Plastic is a non-biodegradable substance. It doesn’t get disposed off in the soil or water and its effect is worse when burnt. It is thus a challenge to… Continue Reading “Plastic Pollution – How bad is it?”

R.I.P Mr. Single Use Plastic

It is with great happiness we announce the death of SUPB (Single Use Plastic Bag) on January 1st, 2019 in Tamil Nadu. He was an inseparable part of our daily lives. Though immortal in nature, we bid him farewell because we were all irresponsible… Continue Reading “R.I.P Mr. Single Use Plastic”

Tamil Nadu pledges #iSayNoToPlastic

Plastic carry bags, plastic plates, plastic cups, plastic flags, small plastic sachets used in packaging water, among others, will be banned in Tamil Nadu from Jan 1st, 2019. Based on the study and findings of an expert panel that the disposal of such plastic… Continue Reading “Tamil Nadu pledges #iSayNoToPlastic”

Star Students in Chennai take the pledge against Plastic Pollution

Star students Award 2018, held on 9th Dec 2018 at the Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chennai was proudly sponsored by Sharon Plywoods in an effort to reach out to students and create awareness about #PlasticPollution. *Plastic-Free School bag kits were given to all student award winners… Continue Reading “Star Students in Chennai take the pledge against Plastic Pollution”

#iSayNoToPlastic at Committed Consumers Event

Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat (ABGP) is an all-India Consumer Movement started in September 1974, having branches in 36 States with 538 consumer awakening centres in 187 Districts. They have several victories to their credit in the field of Consumer Rights. ABGP celebrated a “Committed Consumers Meet” on December 2nd, 2018, at Meenakshi College… Continue Reading “#iSayNoToPlastic at Committed Consumers Event”

#isaynotoplastic campaign takes off at the Chennai Airport

Multi use bags giveaway in Airport By Sharonply

Over half of the 300 million tonnes of plastic produced in the world, every year is discarded after a single-use. This creates an enormous environmental impact by getting into our drains and waterways, rivers and oceans. To raise awareness about this menace and to… Continue Reading “#isaynotoplastic campaign takes off at the Chennai Airport”

Teaching children to avoid Single-Use Plastic

Plastic free bag for School kids by Sharonply

On the auspicious day of Vijayadasami (Oct 19, 2018), 1650 students of Madanlal Khemani Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Gummidipundi, were given Plastic Free School Bag Kits. This Plastic Free School Bag Kit contained a steel lunch box, a steel water bottle, a steel spoon and a… Continue Reading “Teaching children to avoid Single-Use Plastic”