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Tonnes of trash

A scene in Chintadripet. Photo: R. Ragu

A scene in Chintadripet. Photo: R. Ragu   | Photo Credit: R_Ragu

India dumps 56 lakh tonnes of plastic waste every year.

Plastic waste generated every day in major cities:

New Delhi: 690 tonnes

Chennai: 429 tonnes

Kolkata: 426 tonnes

Mumbai: 408 tonnes



My Chennai My Right, an inititative by The Hindu

Send us pictures of extreme instances of garbage affecting normal life in Chennai.

We would also like to hear about what you are doing to manage waste

Email us at myright@thehindu.co.in

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