bottle crushing machines at metro stations offer discounts
Ups with Versova-Andheri-
Operator of Ghatkopar metro line.
Mumbai Metro 1 Private Limited (MMOPL)
On Monday, plastic bottle crushers were installed in 6 of the 12 subway stations.
After donating plastic bottles, the machine will reward discount coupons for 20 to 25 cents, which can be redeemed under a specific brand.
On Monday, plastic bottle crushers were installed at DN Nagar, Andheri, Chakala, Marol Naka, Saki Naka and Ghatkopar subway stations.
These are the stations on the line with the largest commuter traffic.
MMOPL launched the initiative for Green and in line with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan of the central government.
The broken bottles collected will be sent to the fiber for recycling
Manufacturing Company and used as raw material for making clothes, carpets and shopping bags.
The newly installed machine is designed at cost.
An effective way to handle unwanted plastic bottles.
These machines can consume about 5,000 plastic bottles a day.
\"As an eco-conscious utility, we strive to keep the environment clean and green and are always keen to adopt best practices to improve the environment to create a Swachh Bharat, an official spokesman for MMOPL said.
In addition to this initiative, MMOPL also recycled 90 of the water used to clean the vehicle, installed roof solar panels to generate electricity, and switched to LED lighting in offices and stations.