Chennai Coastal Cleanup/8 - June 18th - Update week 2

Friday, May 19, 2017
Momentum for our green wave has doubled in the 2nd week to 2000 volunteers through 400 individuals and 50 organizations below. What's holding you up?

Creating Awareness

Hundred+ CTCians are spreading the green wave among their friends:

Like our CCC FB page
Update your FB profile photo
Update your FB wall cover
Share our CCC8 Poster

Participating Organizations

Your company, NGO, sports group, college not yet listed below? Contact your CSR/Representative and ask them to sign up here

3EdgeFord Motor CompanyPraise Foundation
Amal abishekGive Smiles NGOPudhiya Udhayam
ANCESTORS EDUCATION PVT LTDHardcastle restaurants pvt ltd ( Mcdonalds )PwC
Angels of MarinaHTC GLOBAL Services India Pvt ltdRavindran Padmanabhan
Ashok nandavanamIbis Chennai City CentreRentokil India pvt Ltd
BILIMORIA & ASSOCIATELion's club of puzhal humanitySFS
Dell EMCMallika KrishnamurthyShine TREEchy
Dr.Abdul Kalam Trust Future VisionMatrimony.comSOHES
Dr.Gupta's Dental Specialities CentreNellai Nature ClubSSN College of Engineering
EFI ChennaiNTTDATA ServicesTCS-NHC Team, Chennai 1
EFI CoimbatoreP. V. VishalTechforge
EFI CuddalorePATEL SCOUTS GUIDESTVS Sundram Fasteners Limited
EFI HyderabadPayoda (Appviewx) Technologies Pvt LtdUrjanet
EFI NagapattinamPayoda Technologies Pvt LtdVignesh
EFI TirunelveliPon Pure Chemicals Group


400 individuals signed up through 10 assembly points in the city to be part of the green wave. Be part of South India's largest green wave and join over here.

Core Team

Wanna be part of the team that drives CCC8? Join our weekly Wednesday core team sync-up discussions at ePagemaker Thiruvanmiyur. Minutes of the last discussions over here


Be an active green warrior - join any of our 15 ongoing awareness initiatives below:

1. No Plastic Challenge v3.0

SAY NO against daily use of single use plastics for 5 days and challenge 5 of your friends on your social network!

NPCv3 was launched this week! Take up the challenge over here

2. Waste Management / Zero-waste communities

Interested to go zero-waste at your home, apartment complex, company or school? Contact us or attend one of our ongoing waste mgmt workshops to lead the way into a greener and healthier future

Our team organized a home composting session at Ambattur last week. Details over here

Team #ZeroKuppai is organizing weekly cleanups and community sessions to build a zero-waste community at Srinivasapuram. Details over here.

3.’Waste to Wealth’ workshops

We will show that items of functional and beauty can be carved out of (plastic) waste. Stay tuned for one of our upcoming workshops on the same

In progress...

4. Running for CCC

Our team fixed a running schedule with the 30+ chapters of Chennai Runners / Dream Runners across the entire city in the next 2-3 weeks. Inviting all runners to participate - details over here

CCC Awareness Run - Team 1 - Brijesh / Karthik
1Ambattur Arimas - CR23.05.17
2Kilpauk Striders - CR25.05.17
3Pettai Rappers -CR27.05.17
4Tower Twisters - CR30.05.17
5Mogappair Fitness Circle - CR01.06.17
6Anna Nagar - DR03.06.17
7MRC Nagar - DR06.06.17
CCC Awareness Run - Team 2 - Sundhari / Anbu
1Bessie Flyers - CR23.05.17
2Marina Minnals - CR25.05.17
3Nungambakkam Nitros - CR27.05.17
4Pillar Pacers -CR30.05.17
5T Nagar Trendsetters CR01.06.17
6Run T.Nagar Run - DR03.06.17
7OMR/ECR - DR06.06.17
8Besant Nagar - DR10.06.17
CCC Awareness Run - Team 3 - Murali / Ram Ganesh
1Chrompet Cheetas - CR23.05.17
2Thiruvanmiyur Coastal Runners - CR25.05.17
3OMR Trail Blazers - CR27.05.17
4Porur Racers -CR30.05.17
5Tambaram Thunderbolts -CR01.06.17
6Vibrant Velachery -CR03.06.17
7Velachery Dreamers -DR03.06.17
8Medavakkam -DR06.06.17
9Isha Yara in Medavakkam -DR06.06.17
5. Cycling for CCC

Similarly we are fixing a schedule for CCC8 awareness cycling with 3 cycling groups in the city. Stay tuned!

6. Wall painting with Paintbox

We are in the process of identifying various public walls around the city to create awareness through paintings. Interested to unleash the creative genius in you? Stay tuned....

Walls have been identified. Once we get permission from the Corporation we will be sending out an invite to volunteers to help us in painting.

7. Community engagement

Interested to work with children in schools, fishermen's villages along the coastal line through drawing competitions, awareness presentations, green workshops, etc?

Our team is hosting a kids design competition at Nochikuppam this Sunday - details over here

8. Talking to vendors on beaches to avoid plastics / waste

No better way then addressing the source - join us at Foreshore/Marina as we engage with local beach vendors to eliminate plastics

In progress...

9. Team up with Corporation to maintain beaches/parks

Replicate the model of clean Thirunvanmyur beach in other parts of the city

In progress...

10. Taking interviews with corporates / vendors / individuals who do positive change towards green future

Wanna be the reporter who goes out to capture an impactful story showing positive change?

Our team went out to interview Ashok Rajendran on the ongoing #ZeroKuppai efforts at Srinivaspuram - check the interview here

11. Engaging other cities / regional NGOs

Every year we are trying to reach out to more cities and green NGOs to join hands with us

Various regional NGOs / cities have joined the 8th edition. Stay tuned for updates

12. Creative designs, posters, promo videos, FB wall covers, etc

Calling creative souls out there to help us design impactful posters to share along with statistics and message to sensitize the public

We received various beautiful poster designs, cartoons, videos, etc. Calling out for more!

13. Awareness ride CCC8

Reserve the date - June 11th! Invitation coming shortly!

14. Photography

Calling out to photographers to help us in covering our mega cleanup drive on June 18th

Invite will be sent shortly

15. Chennai Coastal Cleanup - Mega beach / lake cleanup - June 18th

Check out this video on what's happening to our oceans!



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