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Message from CTC:
Mission – Send a strong message of environmental awareness to our society to preserve our natural inheritances in and around our polluted metros
How – Clean up 15 km of Chennai beaches from Marina till Injambakkam with thousands of volunteers
When – Sunday, Jun 16, 2013, 6-9am
Who – both individual volunteers as external groups (companies, schools, colleges, non-profit groups, ..) are welcome to participate
Let me welcome all members from GLD Movement to join the coastal cleanup 2013. Let me thank CTC for it’s consistent efforts to save mother earth
5am – 1000+ volunteers join at 11 assembly points across the city.
Participants from other cities are most welcome to support this epic endeavor. (see below)
5-6am – Volunteers will be grouped in 13 Garbage Busting teams and move to 13 designated beach zones between Marina to Injambakkam lead by CTC organizers.
6am – Upon arrival at the beaches, distribute garbage bags, gloves and strategise about how the teams will work together to overcome this eco-challenge.
6-9am – Each of the teams will target a 1 km zone for cleanup. This challenge will be accomplished successfully even before the sun rises high above our heads.
9am – After restoring the natural beauty of our coastal line, we will take stock of the garbage collected and publish statistics to the media. Teams disperse for breakfast.
10am – Safe disposal of garbage by the authorities, dropping off volunteers back at their respective assembly points across the city
ASSEMBLY POINTS & BEACH ZONES
Volunteers will be picked up at 11 assembly points across the city –
Adyar – Rainforest – 5:30am
Ashok Pillar – Udayam Theatre – 5am
Egmore – Railway station – 5:15am
Guindy circle – Mount Road opposite railway station – 5:15am Kottivakam – Bharat Petroleum bunk – 5:30am
Koyambedu – petrol bunk opposite CMBT – 5am
Marina lighthouse – lighthouse – 6am
Tirunmangalam signal – Anna Nagar West bus depot – 5am Tirunvanmyur – Adyar Bakery – 5:30am
Velachery – opposite Vijayanagar bus stop – 5:15am
Besant Nagar – Eliot beach – 5:50am
Founder – GLD Movement