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
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
Railways have installed bottle crushers at the Vadodara railway station to minimise plastic waste at the station.Ra… https://t.co/cGtR5c7kou— ANI (@ANI) 1528327606000
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.
A Small Step to Beat Plastic Pollution: On #WorldEnvironmentDay, Indian Railways has started using fully biodegrada… https://t.co/ycs6GR2cin— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) 1528177587000
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.