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Everyday a huge amount of waste is generated from households, schools, hospitals and factories. The primary factors affecting waste quantity and quality are population, urbanisation, industrialisation and the changing lifestyle. Keeping environmental sustainability in mind, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in collaboration with Tetra Pak India Pvt. Ltd. has initiated Project SEARCH (Sensitisation, Education and Awareness on Recycling for Cleaner Habitat) to conduct awareness and sensitisation drives in schools in order to instil a habit of recycling amongst the youth.

Project SEARCH will be implemented over a span of 9 months and would involve 30 schools each in Delhi NCR and Bangalore. This programme would enable thousands of children to play a more proactive role and be the key drivers in the essential process of enhancing environment protection knowledge followed by positive action. TERI will focus on the overall concept of ‘Awareness – Analysis – Reflection – Action’ to raise awareness and encourage students to actively participate in…

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