Out of 38 tonnes garbage collected during Chennai Coastal Cleanup 56% (21 tonnes) is being segregated in 9 different categories to be recycled and reduce impact on the environment:
(from left to right / top to bottom)
1) PET Bottles
2) High grade plastics: water/milk/curd/oil packets
3) Plastic Glasses
4) Plastic Spoons
5) Plastic/Aluminium Caps
6) Thin Plastics wrappers
7) Glass Bottles
8) Tetra Packs
Segregation is nearing completion. Stay tuned for interesting statistics on recycling / energy savings / environmental conservation!
This architectural pilgrim centre derive its name from the Virgin goddess Kanyakumari, to whom the temple is dedicated. Goddess Parashakti (Devi Kanya) did punishment to protect shiva's hand in a marriage. She sweared to remain a virgin as she couldn't attain her objective...