The Unity Eco village

Pokhara, Nepal, South Asia
Project goals: The main goal of this project is to eradicate the plastic from the villages, roads, rivers, lakes and give it a new life while raising awareness on the plastic recycling topic with the local population. Completion of this project will further our overarching objective

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Unity Eco Village Chapakot, Pokhara, Nepal.
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Ramesh Chandra Giri
CHAIRPERSON
Sushila Bhujel
VICE CHAIRPERSON
Bamendra Pun
SECRETARY
Sanjita Paudel
VICE SECRETARY
Sagar Giri
TREASURER
Raju Lama
MEMBER
Srijana Paudel Rimal
MEMBER
Chandra Prakash Gautam
ADVISOR

Plastic Recycling project
Problem statement:
In today’s date the Globe is in developing phase of Globalization where the
secondary needs are just being approached with haphazard Industrialization,
urbanization and unmanage wastage disposal systems creating a mess such as
mass carbon production, pollution, waste chemical production and deforestation for
the nature where litter in the environment is an ongoing problem, but arguably one of
the most pressing environmental challenges that we are faced with today is marine
plastic debris. Over 100 million marine animals are killed each year due to plastic
debris in the marine. Currently, it is estimated that there are 100 million tons of plastic
in oceans around the world. It is expected that another 60 billion pounds will be
produced this year alone. In some areas, the buildup of plastics is estimated to span
5 million square miles. To put it into perspective, that is the equivalent of the area of
the U.S. plus India. The two common sources marine debris originates from are:
1 Land-based, which includes litter from peoples, as well as debris that has either
blown into the water resources or been washed in with storm runoff.
2 Marine-based, which includes garbage disposed at water resources by ships
municipality, as well as fishing debris, such as plastic strapping from bait boxes,
discarded fishing line or nets, and derelict fishing gear.
While discarded fishing gear takes its toll on the marine environment by entangling
marine life and destroying life beneath, it only comprises an estimated 20% of all
marine debris – a staggering 80% of all marine debris stems from land-based
sources. This is not that surprising, considering that around 50% of all plastics are
used to manufacture single use items which are discarded soon after they are first
used.
Location of our project:
Project goals:
The main goal of this project is to eradicate the plastic from the villages, roads,
rivers, lakes and give it a new life while raising awareness on the plastic recycling
topic with the local population.

Completion of this project will further our overarching objectives, including:
 Create proper waste manage system at Ghaderi Eco Village.
 Create the first Eco-Village Recycling Station in Nepal at Ghaderi Eco Village.

The project will also accomplish these additional goals:
 Not let any plastic products to be littered. Especially in marine sources.
 Collect plastic waste from marine and natural resources.
 Recycle collected plastic to useful product such as: houses, toilets, schools,
objects for everyday's life
 Raise awareness about plastic cycling use and plastic recycling
However, every part of this project must be in accordance with our values: Honesty,
Autonomy, Compassion, community, creativity.
Raising Awareness
around plastic
recycling
Collect Plastic
Recycle Plastic =
Create plastic
bricks/flakes
Build houses,
toilets, facilities for
the Eco village

Step 1: Collect plastic bottles 
The Unity Eco village has already been collecting plastic bottles for a few years, and wants to
extend his collecting HUBS.
Different ways to collect the plastic in pokhara area:
 Install traditional bamboo basket everywhere in the villages.
 Install big nets in the rivers, creek and exit of sewers.
 Pick up the plastic bottles directly in the Hotels, Restaurants..
Unity Eco village Chapakot ,Pokhara ,Nepal