CSP Anti Littering Drive with BU Alumni Association
Category: Past Events November 21, 2016

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With the growing number of automobiles, waste materials and the greenhouse effect becoming more and more of a threat, pollution is something to be concerned about.

The Alumni Association teamed up with, Community Service Program of Bahria University, Islamabad. A Hiking Trip to Trail 5 was planned to remove the litter 15078666_10153962179981497_8360388337589809102_nfrom the area and to create awareness amongst the general public on the importance of throwing garbage in trash cans. Littering is not only unhygienic but also an eyesore and the root cause of land pollution

Our beloved Prophet (SAWW) said: ‘Cleanliness is half the religion’. To reinforce this concept students were assigned specific areas to clean up. To ensure sanitation and hygiene, gloves along with plastic bags were distributed, to collect the litter. Water bottles were also given to keep the students hydrated during the strenuous activity.

15107487_10153962189706497_3765354628384889845_nTo keep the students motivated and lively, on the spot competitions were organized. Gifts and certificates were later presented to the winners and the participants as encouragement.

This activity not only gave the level of awareness against pollution and littering, but also proved to be a healthy and productive exercise for the students.

With the growing number of automobiles, waste materials and the greenhouse effect becoming more and more of a threat, pollution is something to be concerned about.

15107487_10153962189691497_677680008090465847_nTherefore, Bahria University Alumni Association teamed up with the Student Support Centre under CSP and conducted an Anti-Littering Drive at Trail 5, Margalla Hills on 19th November, 2016. A Hiking Trip was arranged to remove the litter from the area and to create awareness amongst the general public on the importance of throwing garbage in trash cans. Litter is not only unhygienic but also an eyesore and the root cause of land pollution.

15078666_10153962179986497_5116395105009573764_nAbout 100 students from various departments participated and made it successful. The purpose of the drive was to create litter awareness and educate our students about it. The activity intended to increase litter consciousness and encouraged litter reduction and proper garbage disposal among our students.

To reinforce the concept of cleanliness, the students were assigned specific areas to clean up. To ensure sanitation and hygiene, gloves along with plastic bags were distributed to collect the litter. Water bottles were also given to keep the students hydrated during the strenuous activity.

14992071_10153962198441497_5924544138748090337_nTo keep the students motivated and lively, on the spot game competitions were organized. Gifts and certificates were later presented to the winners and the participants as encouragement.

This activity not only gave the level of awareness against pollution and littering, but also proved to be a healthy and productive exercise for the students.