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From Dabur India to Flipkart, companies try to wean off plastics

Dabur is working with nearly 5,000 ragpickers to collect plastic waste, besides recycling PET waste to make T-shirts and other products that can used in internal events

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Arnab DuttaPeerzada AbrarShally Seth Mohile Delhi/Bengaluru/Mumbai
Companies across sectors appear to be working on preparing for the impending ban from this Wednesday on single-use plastic. Dabur India, ITC, and Flipkart are among those with time-bound initiatives to fully recycle the plastic used in their respective supply chains.
 
“Dabur India has set its sights on becoming a plastic waste-neutral company by the end of March 2021, by collecting, processing and recycling 20,000 tonnes (20 million kg) of post-consumer plastic waste from across the country,” said Shahrukh Khan, executive director (operations). “With this, the company would be collecting back 100 per cent of the plastic waste it

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First Published: Sep 30 2019 | 1:02 AM IST

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