Nestlé to recycle 220,000 KGs of plastic waste

Nestlé Pakistan, District Council Hunza, Gilgit Baltistan Waste Management Company (GBWMC) and Karakoram Area Development Organization (KADO) have signed an MoU for “Clean Hunza Project”. The project shall focus on infrastructure development for a waste segregation, management and recycling system for Hunza. Segregation of plastics as well as paper packaging at the waste site will be the project’s focus, after the compressing and bailing process, it shall be brought down the country for recycling.

The collective action initiative will encourage waste management of 150,000 kgs of plastics annually in Phase I, followed by collection of 50,000 kgs paper packaging (used beverage cartons) in Phase II in the area with an increase of 10% annually.

Source: Pro Pakistani