Bhubaneswar, Dec 18 (Local Wire):The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages will put in place a sustainable plastic waste management system in Bhubaneswar, said a BMC official on Wednesday.
An MOU (memorandum of understanding) was signed betweeen the three organisations at BMC office on Tuesday.
Under this unique collaborative venture a 6,000 sq. ft area Swachhata Kendra will be established near the temporary transit station (TTS) for the transport of solid waste, near Sainik School in the city.
The initial partnership shall be initiated in 10 BMC wards.
The collaboration in the project aims to streamline plastic recycling in the city.
Swachhta Kendras or “integrated material recovery centres” will work for recycling all types of plastic – PET, HPDE, LDPE, PVC, PP, PS and other types.