How do we help Muskan?

It’s more than 50 days now since Muskan got in touch with us for help and we have not been able to do much. Can you help? Muskan is a 16 year old staying in Agra and preparing for competitive exams. Her concern for the environment begins with her own impact and she has been storing every single piece of …

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

For residential buildings/complexes Step 1 Every family should collect at home. Wrappers should be dusted and clean. For chocolates and ice creams wash the wrappers. Tetrapacks should be thoroughly rinsed and dried. Step 2 At a regular frequency all the residents bring their collection to a designated spot eg. society office. There should be one or two coordinators to manage. …

How to join the program

You can join the program as an individual residential building, housing complex, educational institute, corporate office. Below is some information about the program and guidelines to successfully run the program. Why wrappers (MLP)? We are deeply focused on one particular packaging item because it is generated in large quantities everyday and gets lost in the general classification of dry waste. It …

Unlock 2020 pickup

We were able to carry out the first pick up since lock down started in March. For many weeks program partners were reaching out to express difficulties in storing the collected waste any longer. Everyone had been collecting the waste for about four months. Our usual collection method is mainly through schools and colleges but they have been closed due …

How to do a model collection?

Jindal Vidya Mandir, Vasind (close to Mumbai) had stopped their collections because the school felt that the students were loosing a lecture due to the collection drive. Rishi from the Safai Bank team visited on Friday, 29th November at 8:30 am to restart and check how the process was flowing. The school does the collections on Fridays immediately after Assembly. …

World Environment Day 2019 – Mega MLP Waste Collection Drive!

Safai Bank of India First anniversary celebrations! Mega MLP collection drive. Environment Day (5th June) is close. Contribute to a better environment by reducing your impact through this simple campaign. Do you consume wafer, snacks, biscuits and other such materials, which use Multilayered Packaging? If yes then then you can #beatplasticpollution by diverting the wrapper away from your waste dumping …

What kind of waste is the Bank working with?

The Bank is currently working with only Multi-laminated packaging waste. We are having suggestions to add more kinds of waste but are not expanding till we establish the proper functioning and processes with one kind of waste. Multi-laminated packaging waste is the most profuse kind of waste being generated currently – millions of items daily – and is most in …

How does the bank work?

The program is developed around students – school and college – and them taking responsibility for the multi-laminated packaging waste generated by them and their family. If every family was responsibly disposing its own waste then the work of the city authorities would become much easier. (What is multi-laminated packaging?) Just like a regular Bank, Safai Bank has account holders, …