In a bid to encourage residents in direction of correct disposal of plastic waste, the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Company right here has launched a scheme of giving meals coupons to individuals on assortment of 5 kg of such waste. The scheme has been launched as a part of KDMC’s zero rubbish coverage, stated an official from the waste administration division of the civic physique right here in Maharashtra.
“Since a few years, the city has been going through the rubbish menace. We’ve been making an attempt a number of measures to handle the problem,” he stated.
“As a part of the newest initiative, we now have appealed to residents to gather their plastic waste. If they provide 5 kg of plastic waste at a set centre, they’ll in return get a coupon for ‘poli-bhaji’ (chapati-vegetables) value Rs 30,” he stated.
The rubbish assortment centres have been deliberate at varied locations within the KDMC limits, together with markets, he stated.
The city generates tonnes of plastic waste day-after-day and civic authorities have roped in personal companies for the waste administration, he stated.
“Our purpose is to make Kalyan-Dombivli a zero waste metropolis and to make it a mannequin for the whole nation,” he added.