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e-waste collection vans launched

Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, October 14 2021: In connection with the observance of International E-waste Day, Karo Sambhav on Thursday launched an awareness programme and drive for collection of e-waste across Manipur and 14 key cities across India.

In a release, Karo Sambhav informed that the various locations where the mobile vans collected e-waste included Imphai West DC Complex, Uripok, Wahengbam Leikai, Keishamthong, Manipur Secretariat, Nagamapal, Sinam Leikai, Yumnam Leikai and finally concluded at Karo Sambhay's collection centre Neikahlong.

The vans'will operate oncea week and residents can hand over any e-waste.

Token incentives will also be given to motivate dispose the unwanted items, it informed, while adding that Karo Sambhav mobile van campaign aims to create awareness amongst consumers on the needfor recycling e-waste responsibly.