Spark Minda Foundation (SMF), in collaboration with Rotary Club Panchshila Park Delhi, has set installed a waste recycling machine at Delhi High Court as part of Spark Minda Foundation’s CSR initiative to curb plastic pollution in the city and promote sustainable development. A reverse vending machine has been installed near the justices’ office wherein anyone can drop in plastic bottles and in turn vending machine will reward the disposer with one rupee or cash coupon for each bottle.

The vending machine was inaugurated by GS Sistani, Justice, High Court Delhi in the presence of MK Pajan, Advisor SMF and AP Gandhi, Director Minda Corporation Limited, who have been actively involved in putting up the vending machine in the High Court premises. This vending machine is capable of disposing and recycling plastic bottles, aluminium, or steel cans.

The foundation will plan and put up some more such machines in future at different places.

Speaking about the initiative, Sarika Minda, Chairperson, Spark Minda Foundation said, “This is for the first time that our group has collaborated with one of the most respectable administrative body. As a group we have always considered societal development as one of the most integral and intrinsic parts of our existence, we are very much delighted that Rotary Club, Panchshila Park has come forward to help in such unique way of developing society at large.”

Vinay Bhatia, District Governor, Rotary India/Foundation said, “We are quite overwhelmed to see societal changes which Spark Minda Foundation has bought till date. It is our privilege to associate with the group for such a mutual effort of placing a waste vending machine in High Court. Rotary Club, Panchshila Park, Delhi has always been supportive and upbeat for promoting smart changes in society, we are hopeful to bring many more such changes in coming days.”