Maharashtra Chief

Maharashtra Chief

Monday, 23 April 2018

Where to find collection bins for plastic items disposal in Mumbai

All kinds of plastic bags, irrespective of thickness, will be banned totally within the next two months. Non-woven polypropylene bags, plastic sheets to wrap or store produces, pouches to store liquid and all one-time use disposable items made up of plastic & thermocol has been banned by the Govt. of Maharashtra. So by 23rd June 2018, you will need to stop using these items and also get rid of them if you have them in your home or office.

In order to dispose of the banned plastic items, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has installed black and gold bins at approximately 60 locations across the city. Each bin has the capacity to take in up to 500kg. BMC also plans to install machines at public places to crush plastic bottles.

Current locations of the bins to dispose plastic are -

In South Mumbai
  • Colaba Causeway
  • Crawford Municipal market
  • Cowasjee Patel Tank 
  • Chor Bazaar

  • Dedh Galli, Kamathipura
  • Zaveri Bazaar
  • Flora Fountain

  • Kala Ghoda
  • Gateway of India

  • Girgaum Chowpatty
  • Mangaldas Market, Kalbadevi
  • Fashion Street
In the Suburbs
  • Linking Road, Bandra
  • Lokhandwala market
  • Juhu Chowpatty
  • Sainath Market, Malad
  • Borivili municipal market
  • Chembur market
  • Ghatkopar market
  • Sion Circle
  • Dadar flower market
  • Hindmata market
  • LBS market, Matunga
  • Mulund market
  • KNP market, Dadar (West)
[Information source: Hindustan Times]

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