Published On: Thu, Nov 10th, 2016

Used plastic bottles to get new home in Pune

Twenty such centres will be installed across the city, where people can drop their plastic bottles to be scrapped and recycled . In a bid to find a solution to the wastage of plastic bottles , a new initiative has been taken by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) along with Arts Alive Foundation to recycle these bottles in the city.

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Used plastic bottles to get new home in Pune

These plants can recycle 8,000 bottles at a time,” he added.Elaborating on the initiative, Harshad Barde, general secretary of the Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP) said, “We welcome the initiative of recycling plastic bottles. This system is been developed by Bioways India Pvt Ltd “Plastic bottles will be recycled at these 20 new centres coming up in the city. It has been observed that these plastic bottles are not decomposed properly by ragpickers — they are sold to garbage collectors, or thrown on open grounds or burnt — all of which affect the atmosphere.

In a bid to find a solution to the wastage of plastic bottles , a new initiative has been taken by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) along with Arts Alive Foundation to recycle these bottles in the city. Twenty such centres will be installed across the city, where people can drop their plastic bottles to be scrapped and recycled . This system is been developed by Bioways India Pvt Ltd “Plastic bottles will be recycled at these 20 new centres coming up in the city.

It will be free for the citizens and donors will receive gifts such as mobile talk-time or chocolates. It has been observed that these plastic bottles are not decomposed properly by ragpickers — they are sold to garbage collectors, or thrown on open grounds or burnt — all of which affect the atmosphere. This system will help reduce the plastic garbage in the city,” said Ketan Meru, assistant manager of Bioways India Pvt Ltd.”As of now, there are two such centere — one at Aundh and the other at JM Road.

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