Earth Day Success
Chinmaya Mission Boston
1 Union Street, Andover
Held in the Community Hall
Update on Earth Day Activities - Act Now & Act Always
Remember Everyday is Earth Day
We all celebrated Earth Day at CMB, Andover on Sun, 24 Apr 2011. Many of you, especially Balvihar kids & youth group enthusiastically participated in all the activities. Here is a quick summary:
Cell Phones Recycling: You donated a big box of cell phones and accessories. They will be distributed to veterans of America.Thanks to Sangeetha Mahajan for leading this activity.
Eye Glasses Recycling: You donated a big box of used eye glasses. They will be donated to the people in need via Lions Club. Thanks Gautham Krishnamurthy for your efforts.
Books Exchange: Participation by kids was excellent. Extra books will be donated to ‘Got Books’ organizatiion. Thanks to Ajitha Bhat for organizing this activity.
Grocery Bags Distribution: Distributed 15 bags to encourage using cloth bags for shopping.
Pennies for Planet: Collected $68.60. Earth Day expenditure for buying grocery bags, & hosting the event was $47.23. Remaining $21.37 will be used towards future energy conservation activities at CMB.
Special thanks to all Bal Vihar teachers who motivated kids to participate in Earth Day activities. Also, thanks to youth volunteers who helped us enthusiastically.
3 Simple Energy Saving Tips for 2011
- Let us reduce using Styrofoam products (perm trash). By next Earth Day, let us eliminate using styrofoam plates & cups at CMB & at your homes.
- Use only 1 paper towel in public restrooms
- Turn Off water faucets between uses
- If you see anybody using more than 1 paper towel or not turning off faucets between uses at CMB, PLEASE REMIND THEM.
Easily Doable Energy Conservation Tips
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
Yes, We Can!!!
Conservation is ultimately a moral obligation of each one of us and simply it is the right thing to do
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