Sparking Zero Waste Enchantment: Embrace the Celebrations of Zero Waste Month in Phaltan!

January 1, 2024 - January 31, 2024

Overview: Embark on an exhilarating journey with the Eco Circular India Foundation, Cummins India Foundation, Phaltan Nagar Parishad, Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra, Global Alliance for Incineration Alternatives, and Mudhoji College of Phaltan Education Society as they host the International Zero Waste Month in Phaltan from January 1st to January 31st, 2024. Prepare for a month-long extravaganza filled with thrilling city-wide activities.
Week 1: Unleashing the Zero Waste Spirit (Jan. 1-5)
• 01-01-2024: Dive into the festivities with a New Year’s Music Show at Nana Nani Park, Near Vimantal Phaltan, organized by the Kala Avishakar Department, Mudhoji College.
• 02-01-2024: Immerse yourself in the energy of a Flash Mob, featuring street plays, a rap song on Zero Waste, and a thrilling Quiz at ST Stand, Mudhoji College, Baramati chowk, Agriculture college, and Forest garden. Organized by the Kala Avishakar Department, Mudhoji College.
• 03-01-2024: Witness the passion with video interviews of Zero Waste Champions (5) and street vendors (1) organized by the dynamic Eco Circular Team and ECF team.
Week 2: Pledges Against Plastic (Jan. 6-12)
• 08-01-2024: Join the movement as local communities make commitments and pledges against single-use plastics at various locations. Organized by NSS and NCC Students Department and sport at the Zero Waste Pledge Drive at City Level.
Week 3: Youth-Led Cleanliness Drive & Composting Wisdom (Jan. 13-19)
• 09-01-2024: Experience the enthusiasm with a Youth-Led Cleanliness Drive at Viman Tal and Forest park, organized by Cummins India Employee, NSS and NCC Students Department and sport.
• 10-01-2024: Unlock the secrets of composting at Forest Park and witness organic management best practices showcased during the Women festival “Haldi-Kumkum” at three locations. Organized by Environment and Sustainability Cell and NSS and NCC Students Department.
Week 4: Cinematic Revelations through Waste Incineration and Climate Change Films (Jan. 20-26)
• 15-01-2024: Immerse yourself in thought-provoking films on waste incineration and climate change, followed by engaging Q&A sessions at five locations. Organized by the captivating Environment and Sustainability Cell.
Week 5: Embracing a Zero Waste Lifestyle (Jan. 27-31)
• 31-01-2024: Conclude the festivities with a transformative Workshop/Seminar on Adopting a Zero Waste Lifestyle at Mudhoji College, a joint press note to media, and a closing program. Organized by the visionary Environment and Sustainability Cell.
Under the enchanting theme “ChooseReuse: A Pathway for a Just Zero Waste Future,” be part of an initiative that shares success stories, introduces innovative solutions, and elevates eco-consciousness. Cummins India Foundation’s unwavering support since 2020 includes Water Refill Centers, Plastic-Free Forest Park, Zero Waste Households, Zero Waste Schools, waste picker integration, and educational events. Join the celebration, discover the magic of Zero Waste, and champion a Zero Waste Lifestyle!