PBMC puts efforts towards Single Use Plastic Free Islands

Port Blair, Oct 11: As part of nationwide movement on “Swachhata Hi Seva” on theme to make country “Single Use Plastic Free” from 11th Sept., 2019 to 27th  Oct., 2019 in a phased manner.

In this regard, PBMC is being conducting various activities like competitions, waste segregation demonstration, Shramdaan work, etc., and exhibition to showcase the ill effects of Single Use Plastics by involving general public, Officials & School/ College Students, Banks & other stakeholders.

For above activities, so far 669 events have been completed, 23,793 volunteers have actively participated, 590 Shramdaan, 79 awareness campaigns have been made so far 20,863.9 kilograms of plastic waste have been collected &transported to segregation yard for onward processing.

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