Beautiful artworks have been made from old tyres, bottles, unused items.
New Delhi: South Delhi Municipal Corporation has inaugurated an Eco Mitra Park in Sarita Vihar. SDMC said that this environment friendly park has been developed by SDMC in association with Aarambh Trust for Women & Children and Casa Dreams Estate. Through the initiative, SDMC has claimed to promote the principle of 3Rs-refuse, reuse and recycle-as beautiful artworks have been made from old tyres, bottles, unused items at this park. Eco Mitra Park has been developed at Zero Cost to SDMC. The Civic Agency has aimed to make people aware and encouraged about waste segregation, home composting, use of cloth bags for shopping and use of recycled products.
Apart from this, SDMC has carried massive awareness campaigns in Sadh Nagar, Om Vihar, Manglapuri, Chhawla Extension, Kapashera, Durga Park and Shivpuri with focus on segregation of waste at source, cleanliness of public places, say no to Single Use Plastic (SUP), etc. A similar campaign was also organized in Mahavir Enclave Market where shopkeepers were asked not to use SUP at their shops. Shopkeepers and area residents, who participated in the programme, assured to ban use of plastic bags and to keep their surroundings clean.