A new report says these companies pollute the most places with the most plastics.
The food-for-trash swap aims to teach residents to dispose of their plastics properly.
The state government has made a deal with cement companies to recycle more than 17 tons of plastic.
Between battling authorities who have closed off access to their only source of livelihood, harassment by the local mafia and a drug problem, this is the harsh reality of being a ragpicker at India’s Deonar dump.
The Railways Board has not only decided to install over 1,000 plastic water bottle crushing machines at 360 major stations but also instructed its staff and vendors to stop using plastic.
Nothing like being a good sport with some environmentally-conscious bling.
All the plastic waste collected will be recycled and used to build stronger roads.