Students to be roped in to collect, dispose plastic waste

07-Oct-2015 # Municipal Waste Management Source: The Times of India

In addition to regular solid waste management activities carried out by sanitary workers of the town panchayats, the directorate of town panchayats, K Maharabooshanam has decided to rope in student volunteers from higher secondary schools and colleges within its limits who would be responsible for door-to-door collection of garbage especially non-biodegradable plastic items in their residential areas. The project will be commenced across all 525 town panchayats in the Tamil Nadu state as part of the state government’s solid waste management project and the Center’s swachh bharat campaign.

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