Holy Child School declared ‘Plastic Free Zone’

Holy Child School declared ‘Plastic Free Zone’
Holy Child School being declared ‘Plastic Free Zone’ on World Environment Day 2018.

 

Dimapur, June 10 (MExN): Care-Centre for Environment and Rural Poor (C-Cerp), Dimapur in collaboration with Centre for Environment Education (CEE) observed World Environment Day from June 1 to 5 under the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. Events were conducted in three schools and one colony of Dimapur.

 

A press release from Liangsi Niumai John of C-Cerp informed that Little Flower School, Holy Child School and Government Middle School, Veterinary Colony participated in painting competitions held on the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. Prizes were awarded to all winners on June 5 in their respective schools.

 

Holy Child School also officially declared itself ‘Plastic Free Zone’ on World Environment Day 2018 through the initiative of C-Cerp, the release further said. Fr. James, principal of the school invoked God’s blessings for the success of the school’s goal and commitment, it added.

 

Meanwhile, the communities from Naga Colony, United North Block participated in a Beat Plastic Pollution campaign, the release said. The chairman of Naga Colony, Zashivikho Zakiesato Pünyü flagged off the campaign, where Bijoy Shanker Goswami was the resource person. Liangsi Niumai John chaired the session and explained the key concept of Beat Plastic Pollution, while Joe Ngamkhuchung, social activist and elder of the colony shared the ill effects of solid waste if it is not segregated or managed properly.