News By/Courtesy: Lia Jils | 27 Oct 2020 10:47am IST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Let's do it India is an organisation which educate people about waste management and also encourages them to collect and donate cigarette butts to their organisation for the purpose of recycling.
  • LDII in collaboration with Tiffin talks organised a webinar on 19th September 2020.
  • There is a need to stabilize global temperature and transition towards a cleaner environment.

Let's do it India is an organization that educates people about waste management and also encourages them to collect and donate cigarette butts to their organization for recycling. This reduces dumping solid waste and also promote a greater understanding between people and the environment. The organization launched The Fugitive to highlight the issue of cigarette butt litter on this world clean up day. This campaign of let's do it India is supported by many Markets including skills, which is an educational platform that focuses on skills that make the world work. It is not only our campaign power sponsor but also encourages the purpose of LDII.

LDII in collaboration with Tiffin talks organized a webinar on 19th September 2020. This day is observed at the world clean up day. The discussion was with some eminent panelists who talked about the toxicity created by cigarette butts and also ways to disperse them responsibly. LDII is educating people about this kind of waste and also encourage people to donate their cigarette but to the organization for recycling. The NGO aims to collect about 1 crore cigarette but by the end of 2021. Cigarette butt litter is a great concern that needs to be acknowledged and resolved. People are aware of the pollution it creates. Additional LDII also a conversation with the largest producer of tobacco to create awareness about the problems and issues. Cigarette buds are the real fugitives of society and a proper disposal mechanism is needed. Most of us are not aware of the fact that cigarette butts are not biodegradable and pollute water. The webinars conducted provoked many perspectives about this. There is a need to stabilize global temperature and transition towards a cleaner environment. The responses to the campaign are very high. Making a clean healthy environment is the responsibility of all citizens of the country.

LDII is working to bring a possible change. The campaign witnessed and spread awareness throughout the country covering 28 states and all the six union territories. The organization collected 120 + terms of total waste which accounts for over 1 lakh cigarette butts. Other initiatives which served as a wake-up call for the people include

  1. Individual cleanup which collected 75k + cigarette butts.
  2. Small group clean which collected 37k + cigarette butts.
  3. Various awareness sections on social media were also done for around 400 plus countries. Thus Fugitive Campine has successfully taken a step at looking at cigarette butt waste and other aspects of its disposal and treatmentThis Article Does Not Intend To Hurt The Sentiments Of Any Individual Community, Sect, Or Religion Etcetera. This Article Is Based Purely On The Authors Personal Views And Opinions In The Exercise Of The Fundamental Right Guaranteed Under Article 19(1)A And Other Related Laws Being Force In India, For The Time Being.

 

This Article Does Not Intend To Hurt The Sentiments Of Any Individual Community, Sect, Or Religion Etcetera. This Article Is Based Purely On The Authors Personal Views And Opinions In The Exercise Of The Fundamental Right Guaranteed Under Article 19(1)(A) And Other Related Laws Being Force In India, For The Time Being.

 

Section Editor: Pushpit Singh | 28 Oct 2020 8:52am IST


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