Waste

State of waste: plastics

India generates around 25,940 tonnes of plastic waste a day, of which Delhi contributes the largest share (689.52 tonnes a day).

 
By Rajit Sengupta, Kiran Pandey
Last Updated: Thursday 14 June 2018

State of waste plastic

 

 

And even though 94 per cent of the plastic is recyclable, the recycling sector is largely unorganised and incapable of handling the volume

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