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‘Wealth out of waste' project

Staff Reporter

MADURAI: Madurai District Exnora affiliated to Exnora International joined hands with ITC, Ramky Reclamation and Recycling Limited and implemented a programme called ‘Wealth out of Waste' which has been approved by Madurai Corporation.

A statement from the president of Madurai District Exnora says that the programme has been launched to minimise the road wastage of polythene bags and related items which pose serious threat to the environment. The project was started at KK Nagar in 2009 and has been extended to Anna Nagar, Chokkikulam, Gomathipuram, Harveypatti, Railway Colony and a portion of Agrani Apartments.

Each house has been distributed one poly sack where the public are asked to store paper, plastic and all dry wastes. Exnora collects approximately 3kg of waste per month per house.

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