Trivandrum: A Swachh Bharat Recycling Machine (PET Bottle Recycler Machine) facilitated by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, MP of Thiruvananthapuram, was inaugurated at Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station.
The PET Bottle Recycler Machine(PBR Machine), has been installed at Platform No 1 of Thiruvananthapuram central station, this will shred plastic bottles into recyclable granules through the reverse vending process. It has a processing capacity of 500 PET bottles per day and storage capacity of 5,000 shredded PET bottles.
The PBR Machine is an innovative step for primary treatment of plastic waste by Swaniti Initiative of SPARC program with the Railways materialized by the CSR funding of Jubilant Foodworks in partnership with Wild West Innovations.
Ajay Kaushik, Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager, Thiruvananthapuram division and, Dr. Rajesh Chandran, Station Director, Thiruvananthapuram central were present in the function.
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