Plastic Waste

Plastic products have become an integral part of our daily life encouraging its production. 70% of this production is converted to waste. To address this problem and make Pune a plastic waste free city or zero plastic waste i e no plastic to land ll, PMC has undertaken - 

  • Preparation of a Plastic Waste Management Plan for the city in keeping with Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 based on the principle of 'Extended Producers Responsibility'- ( Attachment – PDF presentation)
  • Conducted Consultative workshops with Stakeholders
  • 200 material recovery centres, to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover 170 to 180 MT of plastic waste it generates per day
  • PET bottle crushing machines at 20 locations with high pedestrian footfalls
  • Toll free number 1800233 3232 where citizens can call and inform regarding the recyclable waste