Bata Children Program Volunteers of Bata Shoe Company Bangladesh together with CSR Window on World Environment Day 2023, took collaborative initiative to enlighten the next generation of Ashraf Textile Mill’s High School regarding plastic pollution and its recyclable ways along with the diverse domain of trees and plants, and ready them for a greener tomorrow.
The initiative primarily focused on demonstrating plastic pollution its cause and alternative practices of plastic. The students were also enlightened with trees and their vital contribution to mother nature. They were also trained on how to take care of plants by watering, trimming, placement, pest management and nutrients management. Marking a thrilling conclusion of the programme, students participated in a fun-filled plastic bottle recycling and vertical garden activity. A total of 50 plastic bottles were recycled and reused. The bottles were covered with colorful paints where the students planted trees in each bottle. They even marked their initials on the bottle and took responsibility of nurturing their tree till maturity. Bata Children Program volunteers and CSR Window collaboratively arranged the program and helped the students in the activities.
Participating students, teachers and guardians also expressed their heartfelt gratification for getting the opportunity to be a part of the initiative.