NGO drive to collect, recycle, reuse plastic

• 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.

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Mains Paper 2: Polity | The role of NGO

Prelims level: Plastic Recyclothon

Mains level: Not so important

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