Thane’s Kolshet creek underwent a cleanup drive carried out by volunteers of an NGO in addition to local people members.
Known because the ‘Clean the Creek’ initiative, this was launched by the Muse Foundation, Kolshet Gaav Utkarsh Samajik Sanstha, and Thane City Gaavthaan Koliwade Paade Sanvardhan Samiti.
Organizers stated that this cleanup drive is their type of protest towards the inaction of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) with regard to waste administration.
Participants within the cleanup drive additionally stated that this initiative is being undertaken to extend consciousness in regards to the dangerous results of dumping rubbish, chopping mangroves whereas additionally educating the lots in regards to the significance of defending these delicate ecosystems.
The cleanup drive was carried out by a complete of 35 volunteers which included some members from the local people in addition to folks from close by villages, and some younger college students.
This is the second consecutive week the place the volunteers have carried out a cleanup drive, and the organizers have stated that they’ll proceed to carry extra occasions like this. Volunteers stated that they recovered waste particles like cigarette packets, liquor bottles, and choices made at locations of worship.
After the rubbish was collected, the volunteers even segregated the waste to make the job simpler for civic rubbish collectors.