Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Challenge for All...

Now, I am sure some you must have seen a guy called Small Footprints here. He was one of the first few followers on my blog. This guy is great. He not only writes well, he writes for the environment. He has a large reader base and this is really a great initiative taken by him....

He has started a Green Challenge. What happens is that every wednesday he puts up a challenge for all his visitors to come and take up and help make this world a better place. Every wednesday he will write a post called Change The World Wednesdays and give a challenge. I think every person aware of the surroundings should do this. I have taken up this challenge and I plan to take whatever he comes up with every week. This is the challenge for this week

For the entire week (yep, the whole week), refuse plastic bags at the store or anywhere else where they are offered. One whole week ... 7 days ... no plastic bags.

If you think you can take this challenge then go ahead put it on your blog and ask your readers to do this.....

Lets Change the World...

10 comments:

rae said...

This is a good one. I'm going to visit that blog after this.

Will write about this plastic bag thing in my blog as well.

In Switzerland, most people go shopping with a foldable shopping bag in their bag. You want the shop's plastic bag, you have to pay 30 swiss rappen, (about 30 cent)

Small Footprints said...

Thanks, Mukund ... I appreciate your participation and support. I truly believe that together we can have a huge impact.

Have a great day!

Small Footprints
http://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

Subhayan "Wrahool" Mukerjee said...

great initiative ... i am on it dude ...

writerzblock said...

Thats excellent! I've been refusing plastic bags for over 6 months now. Always carry a reusable bag in my handbag and load stuff into it.

SiD said...

hey surprise surprise, i carry my rucksack everywhere i go, so i do not use plastic bags.
And in my dad's toy shop we have started using paper bags since last year.
Cool eh???

SiD said...

Thou art tagged...please respond...

http://sidoscope.blogspot.com/2009/06/tagged.html

Subhayan "Wrahool" Mukerjee said...

taken ur initiative furthur in my latest blog post :)
and haven't touched plastic bags in the past few days ... way to go

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Anonymous said...

LOL
website under construction? Is that for real?
LOL

Vyazz said...

Nice initiative. In petersburg plastic bags aren't free in the shops. SO ppl have to buy them. And hence prefer to bring one from home. Indirectly contributing a small amount to protect the environment.