eCoexist presents : The Beauty of Recycling festival 2015

An event to highlight the aesthetic potential of waste

SWACH

SWaCH (Solid Waste Collection and Handling or, officially, the SWaCH Seva Sahakari Sanstha Maryadit, Pune) is India’s first wholly-owned cooperative of self-employed waste pickers /waste collectors and other urban poor. It is an autonomous enterprise that provides front-end waste management services to the citizens of Pune.

SWaCH is authorised by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to provide door to door waste collection (DTDC) and other allied waste management services. The scope of SWaCH includes collection, resource recovery, trade and waste processing. SWaCH seeks to provide decent livelihoods in the recycling industry. Through  its  2150 members,  SWaCH services over 390,000 households across 76 prabhaags in 15 municipal administrative wards of the PMC and the number is growing.

http://www.swachcoop.comswach-logo

Products from SWACH

  • Sanitary napkin disposal bag from SWaCH (click here to read more about it !)

SWACH & eCoexist

  • Recycling of waste flowers collected during the Ganesh festival
  • Making water pistols for Holi out of waste plastic bottles
  • Segregation of waste at the ghats during the ganesh festival
  • Awareness campaign for cloth bags

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