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Mumbai society recycles 5,550 kg of biodegradable waste over the past year

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: May , 2017

Source: Hindustan Times, Mumbai, May, 2017 :- In a city where multi-tasking is an essential skill, residents of a Mulund housing society have incorporated the skill to save the environment. Over the past one year, residents of Marathon Onyx have composted organic garbage, recycled other waste and harvested rainwater. Since March 2016, residents of the 13-storeyed hig-rise have treated more than 5,550 kilograms of biodegradable waste and more than 1,200 kilograms of recyclable waste. “We have kept records for each day as to how much waste was generated and treated. On average, 25-30 kilogram of waste is being fed into compost bins,” said Rakhee Mehta, a resident, who looks after composting.

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