Mayor launches Reverse Vending Machine for plastic recycling at ISBT 43

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Chandigarh, March 17:- Smt. Raj Bala Malik, Mayor today launched Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) for plastic recycling at International Bus Terminal, Sector 43, here today in presence of Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Commissioner, Sh. Debendra Dalai, Chief Conservator of Forest, Chandigarh, Smt. Chanderawati Shukla, area councilor, Dr. Amrit Warring, MOH and other officials of MCC and CTU.

While explaining about the technology, Dr. Warring said that the main goal under which the machine has been installed is- to have a complete recycling eco-system for Chandigarh. He said that the machine is having the capacity to recycle 2,000- 2,500 bottles per day.

With the usage of this machine, people will get lucrative discounts from prominent eateries and clothing houses in the city. These type of machines have been installed at Sukhna Lake and Plaza area sector 17, Chandigarh.

He said that the MCC and CPCB has planned to install more machines at sector 17 Bus stand, Rock Garden and other prominent places at earliest. He said that the installation has been sponsored by Reliance Industries and Indorama Ventures and has the support of Chandigarh Pollution Control Board as well as Municipal Corporation Chandigarh.

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