Qatar Green Building Council continued its national campaign to build a sustainable society with the recently concluded fifth edition of Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW). Indian Meetup Friends (IMF), community group based in Qatar, for the first time participated in a wide range of sustainability-oriented activities to raise awareness among the community and to promote the nation’s sustainability vision.
The workshop on ‘Wealth out of Waste’ was conducted by Hrithika Bhagat, eco-artist and art therapist, via Zoom. The workshop focused on a recycling initiative that works towards spreading awareness about recycling used bottles and newspapers by creating different arts and decorative piece, and also encouraging people to segregate and dispose waste responsibly.
The second online event – Environmental Awareness Photography – was about raising awareness through photography. The initiative included a collection of photos contributed by every member of the community. The third and last event was – Quiz Night – held at Barwa City. The quiz had 30 questions on various topics related to global warming and environment sustainability. Each participants was gifted a plant as a token of appreciation.