Pune civic body to organize monthly e-waste collection drives

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) solid waste department has decided to organize a monthly collection program at 300 centres for e-waste and plastic waste.

Recently, the PMC organized a one-day e-waste and plastic waste collection received a good response. The PMC held a Swachhta week between February 20 to 27 for the awareness and collection of e-waste and plastic waste.

The city generates around 2,100 tons of garbage daily in which the plastic share is around 12 percent. It increases during festival seasons and reaches 15 percent, reports Hindustan Times.

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