GUWAHATI: Don’t You Waste Food (DYWF) campaign is a one to one awareness campaign designed to create sensitization around the impending problems, caused due to food waste.
System Research Society in continuation of Don’t You Waste Food (DYWF) campaign’s Guwahati Conclave, conducted an awareness walk. The awareness seminars are believed to be a tool that will yield tangible results in the form of food waste reduction. The mission is to achieve the reduction in food waste by 50% at household, institutional and industrial levels. The walk makes the impact of the same cause more prominent.
This walk marked the coming together of DYWF brand ambassadors to fight global food waste. The walk was joined by school students, educators, professors, NCC cadets. The spirit of the campaign doubled when the young students enthusiastically participated and promoted awareness about the cause.
The walk was flagged by Sri Sri Babaji and Ammaji. NCC cadets, students from Royal Global School, St Stephens School and DPS Khanapara and also their teachers were a part of the walk. Many local people and delegates from also joined the walk. The walk reverberated of high energy. The silent walk was led by students who are central in the aim to create awareness regarding the need to combat food waste. As future leaders, students play a major role in creating this awareness with DYWF and become aware in the process. Students and volunteers held banners and placards that voiced the concern that life runs of food and we shall not waste it.
Participants were served with refreshments by the volunteers of SRS, while a brief message was also shared with them by System Research Society. An interactive session with the students was conducted wherein they shared their experiences of the walk. The message on their refreshment boxes read ‘Enjoy our Meal! But don’t waste food’. This reiterated the need of collective action required today and appealed to the participants to become ambassadors for the cause amongst their peer groups and circles. The campaign looks forward to reiterating the importance of food and catalyze the process of food waste reduction and subsequent elimination, in the future.
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