As part of Green Action Week activities, Consumer VOICE successfully organised , its first ever women centric workshop on 4th September 2019 at Soami Nagar New Delhi. With the theme ‘Community Sharing’, it witnessed an enthusiast participation of more than 60 women from different age groups including senior citizens.
Ms.Rinki Sharma (Head -projects Consumer VOICE) started this interactive workshop with the welcome address and introduction of the subject. She briefed the gathering about Green Action Week activities and worldwide efforts towards sustainable consumption. She also spoke about the problem of lack of clean air and how sharing community can help tackle the problem. They also took pledge to take care of trees and plants.
Ms.Sarita Kalia who is associated with the Rotary Club and Ms.Nalini Ahluwalia, social activist also addressed the gathering and urged the women community to use kitchen waste in a sustainable way. They also shared various green practices such as discarding plastic, use of cloth bag and encouraged children to discard plastic cutlery.
Participants took keen interest in the workshop and participated enthusiastically in the activities of the workshop. They also shared their innovative ideas to protect the environment.
It was a very successful workshop and we witnessed the great enthusiasm and feeling of community sharing among the women leading to contribution towards greener planet.
Ms.Seema Malhotra who runs an NGO, Scope Plus, stressed upon women as change agents and how community can bring the change by collaborative efforts.
Environmentalist, Dr.Manisha, spoke about various air purifying plants and demonstrated making compost pit with kitchen waste to the women in the workshop.