• To create awareness about recycling and reusing plastic, NGO Project Mumbai will organise ‘Mumbai Plastic Recyclothon’ on October 2.
Important highlight of this initiative taken by NGO
• The initiative, which would run till October 8, would include plastic donation, collection and recycling drive and involve residents, corporate institutions, housing societies and students.
• The NGO plans to recycle and reuse the collected plastic for creating a special art installations as well as making benches for senior citizens and waste bins.
• Sculptor Arzan Khambatta would create the art installation.
• Besides, the NGO, along with beach clean-up groups, has planned to launch plastic clean-up operations on Dadar, Mahim, Worli and Juhu on October 2.
Mains Paper 2: Polity | The role of NGO
Prelims level: Plastic Recyclothon
Mains level: Not so important