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 Dump your plastic bottle in smart bin, pocket freebies

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2016

New Delhi, Dec 23, 2016 : Now throwing garbage in dustbins will get you freebies. Union minister Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated two 'smart dustbins' at Palika Bazaar on Thursday, under the smart city project of New Delhi Municipal Council. In this, only plastic bottles/cans can be thrown in the smart bin and people will get coupons in return. NDMC secretary Chanchal Yadav said the council has installed a smart bin outside Palika Bazaar gate number 2 which is the first of its kind in the country. She said that the smart bins will also act as vending machines as people will get coupons in return for dumping plastic and cans in these bins. To get coupons, people will actually inculcate a habit of using dustbins, she hoped.

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