Bisleri International Partners with Karnataka Forest Department for Mega Clean Up Drive in Kodagu District of Karnataka

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Karnataka, Maldare: Bisleri International along with the Karnataka Forest Department conducted a large-scale forest clean-up drive at the Maldare, Kodagu District. The clean-up drive covered a stretch of 10 km from Maldare to the Muttur wildlife forest area. The team collected 810 kgs of plastic waste and other non-biodegradable waste, installed signage boards to create awareness on proper disposal of used plastic waste and the impact of single-use plastic, and used a plastic collection bank to promote recycling and stop littering.

Chinnavishera, DRFO, Tiger Reserve Forest from Karnataka Forest Department, says, “This partnership represents a crucial move to ensure environmental sustainability. We applaud Bisleri International’s cooperation and active involvement in recycling endeavours under the ‘Bottles for Change’ initiative. We will continue together to strive for a greener future for Karnataka.”

Speaking about the association, K Ganesh, Director – Sustainability & Corporate Affairs, Bisleri International Pvt Ltd., says, “We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the Karnataka Forest Department to promote environmental stewardship through our ‘Bottles for Change’ initiative. This partnership highlights our shared commitment to catalysing positive change and fostering a sustainable future for Karnataka.”

Samprabhav Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to creating a positive and lasting impact on communities through sustainable development initiatives, focusing on educating communities on effective waste segregation and recycling practices was an NGO partner for the initiative. The Foundation is based in Abyathmangala, Kodagu.