Bisleri partners with Connecting Dreams and Bharati College for plastic disposal

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Bisleri with Connecting Dreams and Bharati College work on plastic disposal

In order to dispose of plastic waste responsibly and recycle it, Bisleri International collaborates with the Connecting Dreams Foundation and Bharati College.

Children’s Day is observed by Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd. has partnered with Delhi’s young social activists to promote proper plastic segregation, disposal, and recycling as part of its flagship sustainable programme, Bottles For Change. In order to promote a movement and raise awareness about old plastic and the creation of a circular economy for plastic, the group has teamed with the Connecting Dreams Foundation and the Delhi University-affiliated Bharati College. Through a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the recyclable benches built from MLP plastic by Shri, the programme was officially launched today at Bharati College. IAS Deputy Commissioner for the West Zone, MCD, Kumar Abhishek.

The collaboration intends to educate students about the circular economy’s 3R principle, i.e. Use, Recycle, and Recover. The goal is to modify people’s behaviour by assuring proper disposal of plastic and preventing it from entering landfills, and to regard plastic as a raw material rather than a trash.

Connecting Dreams Foundation and Bharati College

Shri, the event’s chief guest, spoke. “Waste management is a critical issue that needs to be addressed. Creating awareness of responsible ways to dispose of and recycle used plastic is essential. Since the youth are our future, we need to start sensitising them at a young age by teaching them about plastic waste management and being able to build a circular economy,” said Kumar Abhishek, IAS Deputy Commissioner, West Zone, MCD & Nodal Officer Swachh Bharat Mission.

CEO of Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., Angelo George, commented on the association: “To achieve our shared objective of establishing a circular economy, we seek to work in partnership with citizens, particularly the young. We want to create a strong network of influential changemakers who are devoted to bringing about revolutionary change across the nation and who are passionate about sustainability. Through this programme, we will continue to emphasise the significance of properly disposing of and recycling used plastic in order to transform the perception of plastics from trash to riches “.

As part of the Bottles for Change campaign, Bisleri International has collected and recycled more than 6000 tonnes of plastic. 600,000 people have changed their behaviour as a result of the programme. More than 2700 housing associations, 600 schools, 500 businesses, 500 hotels, and restaurants are registered under this scheme to dispose of discarded plastic. Currently operating in Delhi, Mumbai, Noida, Ghaziabad, and Chennai, the Bottles for Change programme will soon extend its reach to Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune.