Plastic Waste-Free Campaign Organised
Ottapaalam: Commemorating the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and observing Swachhata Hi Seva 2019 campaign, Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) together with Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) conducted a plastic cleaning campaign at KINFRA Defence Park on October 2. KINFRA Defence Park is situated on a 60-acre land alongside the KINFRA Integrated Industrial Park. KINFRA and DPIIT officials along with the consultants and contractors gathered plastic wastes from all construction sites, internal roads and other areas of the Park. About 0.12 tonnes of plastic waste was collected and out of that 0.1 tonne was transported to the nearest plastic recycling centre at Mannur grama panchayat.
Further, an awareness programme was also conducted at the Park in order to promote awareness on plastic reuse, reduction, recycle and proper disposal.