On 1st of January, Siddha Foundation partnered an environment awareness campaign at Cossipore, Uddyanbati area. On this day , more than 2 lakhs devotees of Sri Ramakrishna come to this area to pay reverence . they carry plenty of plastic bags ( Flowers and other offerings) and throw them abundantly on roads and along the banks of River Ganges. CPYWA in association of Siddha Foundation runs an anti-plastic camp at this area. New bags ( bio-degradable) are given to the devotees and their plastic bags are taken back in return. Next day, these heaps of plastic gets disposed through solid waste management system of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.