E-waste Awareness and collection drives in RWAs of Vaishali and Gurgaon
An E-waste awareness and collection drive was conducted in Mahagun Villa, Vaishali on 25th August 2013. The drive saw active participation from youngsters and a small skit on E-waste was also presented which highlighted the issues with end of life and informal sector. The collection drive yielded 15 kgs of waste and more drives will be conducted in the locality in the near future.
Another drive was conducted in Nirvana Country located in Sector 50 in Gurgaon. The drive was quite successful with active participation from the residents and young children. Around 325 kgs of E-waste was collected. Certificates were handed out to children who contributed to the success of the drive. The event was also covered in Hindustan-Times. The drive has been positively received by near-by RWAs as well who have requested for a drive in their colonies as well