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Chandigarh, November 8:- Aiming at promoting eco-friendly and sustainable products, in line with the vision of a cleaner and greener Diwali, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has set up the ‘Prarambh’ store at the bustling Elante Mall, as part of the “Swachh Diwali Shubh Diwali” campaign.
While sharing information about the initiative “Prarambh”, Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Municipal Corporation Chandigarh shared that at the kiosk, visitors can explore a large range of eco friendly products that are both innovative and socially and environmentally responsible. The products include “potlis”made from recycled clothes donated at the RRR (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) Centre, agarbattis (incense sticks) crafted from floral waste, handmade and intricately designed candles, captivating wall paintings, and traditional oil lamps known as diyas.
She said that the Swacch Diwali-Shubh Diwali Campaign seeks to create awareness about sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives to commonly used products during the Diwali festival. By choosing to purchase these products, individuals can actively contribute to waste reduction and foster a cleaner and greener environment, she said.
The Commissioner said that the eco-friendly product range available at the kiosk showcases including:
Cloth Potlis: Embrace sustainable gifting habits with reusable and biodegradable Potlis (bags), reducing plastic waste and promoting a greener lifestyle.
Herbal Rangoli Colors: Experience the joy of a pollution-free celebration with safe and non-toxic alternatives to chemical-based colors.
Cloth Bags: Embrace sustainable shopping habits with reusable and biodegradable bags, reducing plastic waste and promoting a greener lifestyle.
Incense Sticks: Indulge in the soothing fragrances of natural and organic incense sticks, free from harmful chemicals.
Candles: Illuminate your festivities with handmade candles crafted from sustainable materials, making an eco-conscious choice.
Hoops and Paintings: Discover exquisite artistic creations by local artisans, preserving traditional craftsmanship and supporting their talent.
She further said that the Swacch Diwali-Shubh Diwali Campaign not only aims to create a positive impact on the environment but also supports local artisans and entrepreneurs. By choosing eco-friendly products, individuals contribute to a cleaner and more sustainable future while fostering the growth of local businesses.
The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh remains committed to creating a clean and sustainable city by implementing various initiatives and campaigns that promote environmental consciousness and encourage citizen participation, added the Commissioner.
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