Initiative to reduce plastic waste caused by milk packets

16-Oct-2015 # Clean India Source: The Better India

The students of the school located in Sakhali, North Goa, have begun one of its kind initiative by tying up with the Goa state cooperative milk producers’ union (Goa Dairy) with an aim to reduce plastic waste. Under the initiative, schools or colleges could open an account with Goa Dairy wherein in return for the 100 used milk packets, the money equivalent to one fresh milk packet would be credited to that account. The account money will be used by the educational institutions to order milk or any other milk products during events like sports, annual meetings, etc.

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