Date: 04/02/2021
Type: Community Starter Workshop
Location: Burmek Shiva Dham
Trainer: Roshni Rai
Participants: 40

*Ecobrick Starter Workshop*

Venue – Burmek Shiva Dham, Munsong Cincona Plantation, Kalimpong, West Bengal.

Date – 2nd April, 2021

Time: 10am to 3pm.

GEA (Global Ecobrick Alliance) Certified Ecobrick Trainers-Ashim Khawas and Roshni Rai.

Support by following Certified Ecobrickers:

1) Lalita Gurung
2)Uden Bhutia
3) Aakash Ghimiray
4) Ritika Rai
5) Saurav Subba

Session flows:

● Burmek Shiva Dham is a very popular Hindu Temple dedicated to lord Shiva. There are many volunteers, who offer their services to take of the temple premises in a daily basis. Today’s Ecobrick Stater Workshop was conducted for the regular volunteers of Burmek Shiva Dham.

● On 29th March, 2021, which was the festival of Holi, some ecobrickers had segregated the plastics In Burmek Dham. Today on the occasion of Good Friday, we conducted the practical session of the ecobrick workshop with the plastics, we segregated on Holi.

● The presentation on Plastic, the biosphere & ecobricks was presented by the trainers with examples, it was an extremely interactive session with mutual learning for every one involved.

● Guided ecobricking was done for 40 participants, who were guided by GEA trainer & trained Ecobricker.

●Volunteers cooked the lunch and served to all as per GEA workshop guidelines.

● 40 ecobricks were made from the segregated plastics, which were collected from the premises of the Dham (temple).

● Due to network issue GoBrik account could not be created. However, all the ecobricks will be logged by the trainers in their names.

● Ecobrick module was made with seven logged ecobricks.

● Ecobricker certificates were presented to the participants, who could make their 1st quality ecobrick as per GEA standards.

Following are the GEA certified ecobrickers from today’s workshop:

1) Brinda Rai-137g
2) Sabina Tamang-140g
3) Punam Rai -125g
4) Sushila Thapa- 139g
5) Prejina Mangar-139g
6) Dipika Tamang-133g
7) Juneta Tamang-139g
8) Anu Bhujel-143g
9) Chunchulamu Bhutia-140g
10) Sarita Rai-130g
11) Sunita Rai-126g
12) Luckey Sherpa-122g
13) Sarita Rai-123g
14) Sargam Tamang-127g
15) Prashanti Rai-129g
16) Anita Chettri-124g
17) Ankita Rai- 138g
18) Shobha Cheetri-114g
19)Sukra Gurung-133g
20)Sarada Rai-120g
21)Renuka Rai-111g
22)Nikila Bhutia-126g
23)Kalpana Rai-129g
24)Sunita Rai-135g
25)Bishnu Rai-160g
26)Dikkea Sherpa-114g
27)Chunu Nadik-126g
28)Sarita Gurung-132g
29)Ramesh Gurung-125g
30)Satyam Gurung-138g
31)Tashi Tshering Bhutia -141g
32)Ladup Bhutia-126g
33)Urmila Devi Manger-139g
34)Sashi Gurung-126g
35)Purnima Mukhia-103g
36)Prerna Rai-130g
37)Neelima Manger-133g
38)Sanjog Rai-114g
39)Sushma Rai-118g
40)Pranesh Chettri -137g

In total, we saved 5kg 184grams of plastics from going into the biosphere.

We had segregated the plastics on 29th March, 2021


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