BENGALURU: In order to create awareness about waste and garbage disposal, a clean up drive was recently held at Cubbon Park in the city.
The event saw participation of around 250 Bengalureans, informs, Akshay Heblikar, director of ECO-WATCH. The organisation held the programme - “Eco-Awareness Campaign & Clean-Up Drive” at Bal Bhavan in the Park and invited engineers and college students to be part of the cause.
“We saw students from several colleges cleaning up the Park along with IT professionals. On seeing this, several people who were in the Park also joined in the drive,” says Akshay.
Before the clean up drive, the participants were given a talk on the importance of waste segregation on the best practises to dispose off waste to avoid contributing to the landfill.
Similar programmes have previously been held at Lal Bagh and KR Market.