THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The previous is the brand new. And underlining this idea, town will quickly witness a one in every of a sort flea market. Anybody can convey used articles that are in good situation and put them up on the occasion. The identical can then be collected by anybody in want without cost. The idea is to chop down on discarding articles, whereas pondering on how they are often judiciously and successfully recycled.
Envisaged by Vattiyoorkavu MLA V Okay Prasanth, the flea market is being launched underneath the initiative of the city-based Vattiyoorkavu Youth Brigade (VYBe). The flea market figures underneath the environmental initiative of the collective christened VYBe Surroundings. The flea market is the primary programme being pioneered underneath VYBe Surroundings.
“We’re pioneering a considered materials use coverage. Be it any article, a pen or a house equipment, protecting an article that one isn’t utilizing at house isn’t going to serve any function. The identical can be utilized by one other particular person and it’s not simply economically viable however helpful from an ecological perspective. The setting will acquire in the long run,” mentioned an official in command of the occasion.
Anybody can donate items which can be in good situation however an individual can take just one article house. That is to keep away from individuals from amassing articles and resale of the identical. People or organisations can donate articles. The occasion is being held in affiliation with the company’s inexperienced military.
Former finance minister T M Thomas Isaac will inaugurate the flea market on Saturday. The three-day occasion will probably be open from 10am to 6pm at Radhapurakunnu Highway, Sasthamangalam. “The flea market will probably be a daily affair and a everlasting venue for a similar could be organized. After assessing the response, we might organise it month-to-month or fortnightly,” an official has mentioned. One can convey within the articles on the day on the venue.