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  • Writer's pictureThe Circulate Initiative

Chennai lacks proper infra to dispose of recyclable plastic

The Times of India

Author: Komal Gautham

A plastic ban is ‘officially’ still in place, but Chennai has no infrastructure to recycle it or dispose of it, finds a study. Infrastructure and regulation of the informal recycling sector can improve collection and segregation, says The Circulate Initiative. The non-profit organization mapped the local plastic recycling supply chains in India, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia. In India, it studied the collection, management and disposal of recyclable plastics in New Delhi, Chennai, and Mumbai.

The article also appeared in The Times of India print edition.


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