PLANNING FOR THC

Cartoon Camp

Select your cleanup site

A popular tourist spot,

a famous landmark,

ecological areas, campuses,

a stretch of road, etc.

Procure materials

Gloves and sacks to pick and collect the waste. Weighing scale and data sheets. Do not forget to make provisions for water. 

People

Gather volunteers

Enroll volunteers through schools/ colleges/ organisations or individuals. Use social media or by word of mouth.

Brief the volunteers

Do dedicate some time to brief the volunteers on how the cleanup is to be carried out, and on wearing proper clothing and shoes.  

Register your event

Register your event online. This keep track of all events that are being planned. 

Make noise

Invite local media to cover the event.

Take photographs of the cleanup for sharing.

CONDUCTING THC

Collect

Collect all the waste in clean up area and bring to the sorting area

segregatE

Segregate and classify the waste as per the guide.

audit

Count, weigh and audit each category of waste. Follow the visual guide.

record

Fill up the data sheet and upload it. 

THC - A ZERO WASTE EVENT

Water Bottle

All volunteers bring their own reusable water bottles. 

 

Avoid packed lunch

Use cloth banners.

Not plastic flex 

Go for strong reusable gloves and not disposable ones

Do not buy plastic garbage bags for collection of waste - Use old sacks

Do not distribute juice to volunteers. 

Fresh fruits is the zero waste way

MANAGING THE WASTE

Biodegradable wastes, if collected could be set aside for composting or for animal feed.

From the segregated waste, recyclable materials should go to the local material recovery through scrap dealers and rag pickers.

All other non-recyclable residual waste should be sent to the landfill or authorised dumping site. Link up with your local authorities.