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Now, recycle plastic bottles at Railway station and get Paytm cashback

Under the scheme, passengers will get a cashback of Rs 5 in their Paytm wallet for dropping a plastic bottle into the crushing machine

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Jun 07, 2018, 12.41 PM IST
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To get the cashback, passengers will have to enter their mobile numbers after dropping a bottle and amount will be added in their Paytm mobile account.
On the eve of World Environment Day, Indian Railways has launched a unique initiative to promote people for recycling plastic waster and in turn reward them with monetary incentives.

Railways has installed bottle crushers at the Vadodara Railway Station and have launched a scheme to rewards people for helping the national transporter recycle plastic bottles at railway stations.

Indian Railways says this is part of its efforts to reduce plastic waste. Under the scheme, passengers will get a cashback of Rs 5 in their Paytm wallet for dropping a plastic bottle into the crushing machine


To get the cashback, passengers will have to enter their mobile numbers after dropping a bottle and amount will be added in their Paytm mobile account.

Among other initiatives to reduce pollution on the eve of World Environment Day, Railways has also decided to serve meals on eco-friendly, disposable plates made of bagasse, instead of those made of polymer to beat plastic pollution in some premium trains .

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) 5 launched the trial on eight select Shatabdi and Rajdhani trains originating from New Delhi.



The move comes in the backdrop of the World Environment Day. The theme for this year Environment Day on June 6 was reducing plastic waste.


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