Type: Community Starter Workshop
Location: Kalimpong, West Bengal
Trainer: Ashim Khawas
Ecobrick Starter Workshop
Venue – B. S. A girls home
8th mile, kalimpong, West Bengal, India
Date – 15th January, 2021
Time: 10 am to 4 pm.
Organisors: District Child Protection unit, kalimpong & B. S. A girls
GEA (Global Ecobrick Alliance) Certified Ecobrick Trainer- Ashim khawas
Support by – Certified Ecobrickers- Abhijeet Darjee, Prahlad Chettri and Raksha Koirala
● The presentation on Plastic, the biosphere & ecobricks was presented with beautiful examples, it was an extremely interactive session with mutual learning for every one involved
● Guided ecobricking was done for 19 participants settled into different groups. Each group was guided by GEA trainer & trained Ecobrickers.
● GoBrik account was created and ecobricks were logged.
● 21 ecobricks were made under GEA density standards from the household segregated plastics & local cloth stores.
● Ecobricker certificates will be given to 19 participants for making their 1st quality ecobrick as per GEA standards.
Following are the GEA certified ecobrickers from today’s workshop with their ecobrick weight
PET Bottle used – 200ml
1. B. S. A GIRLS – 103 gm
2. B. S. A GIRLS – 106 gm
3. B. S. A GIRLS – 108 gm
4. B. S. A GIRLS – 100 gm
5. B. S. A GIRLS – 118 gm
6. B. S. A GIRLS – 98 gm
7. B. S. A GIRLS – 113 gm
8. B. S. A GIRLS – 121 gm
9. B. S. A GIRLS – 106 gm
10. B. S. A GIRLS – 88 gm
11. B. S. A GIRLS – 113 gm
12. B. S. A GIRLS – 101 gm
13. B. S. A GIRLS – 106 gm
14. B. S. A GIRLS – 88 gm
15. B. S. A GIRLS – 106 gm
16. B. S. A GIRLS – 90 gm
17. B. S. A GIRLS (sister) – 91 gm
18. Birendra Gautam (DCPU) – 88 gm
19. Kunjan kazi Pradhan (DCPU) – 99 gm
20. Abhijeet Darjee (trained ecobricker) – 130 gm
21. Raksha Koirala (trained ecobricker) – 104 gm
22. Prahlad Chettri (trained ecobricker)
23. Ashim Khawas (Ecobrick Trainer)
Total plastics saved from going to the biosphere – 2kg 117gm.
● Traingular Ecobrick stool was made from 12 ecobricks
Remaining ecobricks will be in use on followup ecobrick session for making ecobrick modules.
Note – participant’s photos and action shots are prohibited under B. S. A (Bal Suraksha Abhiyan) girls home
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