NCCC Supermarket will be having a one-day event on July 28, 2019 to strengthen its latest campaign concerning single-use plastics, They aim to to encourage more of their customers and the people of Davao in general to adapt to the zero-waste lifestyle in their own little ways.
“Own simple ways like choosing reusable items in daily routines and skipping single-use plastics lalo na sa pagpack ng mga pinamili natin. It is on our own simple ways that we can help in protecting our planet earth,” NCCC Supermarket Marketing Manager Janna Mutalib said.
The event is inspired from the retail company’s campaign called Go Green Campaign which promotes sustainable and environment-friendly grocery shopping to its customers. It was launched in December 2018 with the opening of the Green Lane Counter which is now open across 18 branches.
The Green Lane Counter is a special counter for shopper who opt to have their items packed with eco-friendly and re-usable bags, they can either purchase it at the counter or bring one along with them.
The Go Green Revo event will start with Run For A Better Tomorrow, the first plastic-free fun run in Davao City.
“Dito nating makikita na posible pala talaga na magkaroon ng zero waste lifestyle,” Mutalib said.
There will be three categories for the fun run:
- 3 kilometer fun run for kids ages eight to twelve years old
- 5 kilometer and 10 kilometer run for open category age 13 and above
Parents who want to run with their kid can join the 3-kilometer run. Prizes up to fifty thousand pesos. Kapamilya celebrity host and fitness enthusiast Gretchen Ho will also be present to join the run.
A dance for a cause Zumba Fest sponsored by Century Tuna, will follow right after the fun run with dance instructor Regine Tolentino. All throughout the day, series of activities promoting wellness and eco-friendly habits are all lined up.
“It is a one day event that will not only encourage us to be environment conscious but to maintain a well and healthy lifestyle as well,” Mutalib said.
Also there will be eco-warrior activities for kids 5-10 years old to introduce them on how to segregate waste materials through some obstacles, tires steps, the code, solve the puzzle and other fun games games. There will also be a poster making contest for students from several schools. Plus a Wellness Expo since July is a fitness month.
Go Green Revo 2019 will be on July 28, 2019 from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM at NCCC Mall VP (former Victoria Plaza Mall) in Bajada, J.P. Laurel Avenue, Davao City.