Ever thought of a world without plastic? We at UWC Mahindra College took the challenge of removing trash including plastic from campus and surrounding areas on UWC Day of Action! During our Trash Clean-Up campaign, the entire community collected and segregated over 370 kilos of trash and recyclable materials.
Here’s the data including the amount of different types of trash we found!
Together, we pledged for a plastic-free campus by 2016! Here’s what we committed to:
We at UWC Mahindra College, recognise that plastics play an ever-increasing role in our life on Earth, but the ubiquitous and often unnecessary use of plastic is causing unprecedented health and environmental problems.
We at UWC Mahindra College pledge to reduce our consumption of non-biodegradable, plastic products and become a plastic free campus by December 2016.
We will do this by:
As an individual and a UWCMC community member, I pledge to be a responsible member of the community in my personal and professional use of plastic, to minimise the amount of plastic that I bring into our campus, and to be aware of the impact of the new plastic that I unavoidably will bring into campus having looked at every alternative option before doing so.
Our collective and personal actions will be founded in the principles of responsible waste management: