Tetra Pak has supported collection of used cartons in Chennai for over 2 years through various programmes
Swiss firm Tetra Pak has joined hands with Chennai based Earth Recycler to accelerate the recycling of used Tetra Pak cartons in the city. This project will focus on increasing collection of used carton packages from Zone 7, 8, and 13 of Chennai, while also raising awareness about the value of used cartons packages among the waste trade and creating a dedicated recycling stream for used cartons.
In the first year, the programme expects to collect over 13 million cartons for recycling while generating direct employment for over 10 residents and indirect employment for over 1200 others across the waste management value chain.
The occasion was graced by Vikram Kapur, IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Planning & Development, Government of Tamil Nadu, Supriya Sahu, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary Environment Climate Change & Forests, Govt of Tamil Nadu and Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Commissioner, Greater Chennai’s Corporation.
The programme will be executed by Earth Recycler, a well-known waste management company based in Chennai. They provide waste management solutions and services to corporate organizations, educational institutions, residential apartments, urban local bodies and to the general community at large.
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