Nation-Wide Swachhata Shramdaan: REC collects and recycles 500 KG plastic waste

By IndianMandarins- 05 Oct 2019


REC Limited, a ‘Navratna’ financing company for the power sector, organised Shramdaan for plastic waste collection at all of its office locations across the country.

The Shramdaan for ‘Plastic Recycling’, led by REC CMD, Ajeet Agarwal; Director (Technical) S K Gupta and Chief Vigilance Officer Ms Sunita Singh, saw participation from the company’s employees. Close to 500 Kg of single-use plastic waste was segregated, collected and sent for recycling during the week-long drive which concluded on Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October 2019. REC also organised sessions and competitions for school children, installed dustbins and distributed cotton and jute bags at various locations during the week which concluded on Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October.

To commemorate Mahatma Gandhi on its 150th birth Anniversary, CMD, Ajeet Agarwal along with the senior management paid floral tribute to the Mahatma at the SCOPE Convention Centre, New Delhi.

During the week long drive, single-use plastic was collected from the SCOPE Complex Area in New Delhi, Mylapore Market in Chennai, Gandhinagar Railway Station at Jaipur, Mahadev Ghat and Nagar Palika Public Garden in Raipur, Old Baramunda Bus Stand at Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar Gole Market at Jammu, Indira Nagar Extension in Lucknow, Medicine Market in Dehradun, Palayam in Thiruvananthapuram, Lakkar Bazar Bus Stand in Shimla, Nambol in Bishnupur district, Metro Walk Market in Bhopal, Hatia Railway Station and Hinoo Chowk in Ranchi, Ulsoor Lake in Bengaluru and Girgaon beach in Mumbai.

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