World Environment Day observed at Vasco Court

THE GOAN NETWORK | JUNE 06, 2024, 11:54 PM IST
World Environment Day   observed at Vasco Court


The Mormugao Taluka Legal Services observed World Environment Day at the Vasco Court. An awareness talk was organised under the leadership of Shahir Issani, Chairman of Taluka Legal Services Authority, and facilitated by Nutan Vasu Nirawdekar, para legal volunteer. The awareness talk was conducted by Arz.

Juliana Lohar from Arz discussed the model of Public-Private Partnership, explaining how the Goa Waste Management Cooperation, Mormugao Taluka, and Arz NGO, through the initiative POTI (Protection of Ocean Trees and Inhabitants), are working towards reducing single-use plastic, recycling fabric, and reusing fabric in Mormugao taluka.

She elaborated on how victims of violence, through WISH (Women Initiative for Self Help), are recycling and upcycling fabric into cloth bags that can be used for daily purposes such as marketing and other needs. The programme concluded with each member receiving a cloth bag and a pledge to use cloth bags and stop the use of plastic bags. The vote of thanks was provided by Adv Nikhita Borkar.

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