Waste management should be a part of school curriculum

    Waste management should be a part of school curriculum
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    Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently attended the launch of Season 4 of NDTV- Dettol Banega Swachh India expressed his opinion on the clean city.
    The actor, who has been associated with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan said that "Waste management is a huge problem. We need to inculcate a kind of thinking and training at a very young age. As a part of the school curriculum, we need to have a class where this is taught".

    Big B is the ambassador of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India campaign.

    T 2500 - It is quite remarkable to observe that the SwachhBharat Campaign in its 4th season has garnered so much support and success !! https://t.co/WhUJlwJjI7">pic.twitter.com/WhUJlwJjI7

    — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) https://twitter.com/SrBachchan/status/855141492070993921">April 20, 2017

    "Our purpose here is linked to cleanliness. We need to sort our waste. If we sort the waste where it is generated, it will be easy to recycle this. We can reduce the burden of garbage on our country" said Big B.

    In his tweet, he has also appreciated a society which is located in Andheri, has managed to convert its garbage to compost and also recycle the waste water to reusable gray water.

    T 2500 - This Society in Andheri East, manages its entire garbage, converts to compost, recycles its water waste into reusable grey water https://t.co/nQY8ZOQxGN">pic.twitter.com/nQY8ZOQxGN

    — Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) https://twitter.com/SrBachchan/status/855142209758298113">April 20, 2017

    At the event, he also mentioned,"I feel that every time I travel, places are looking a lot cleaner. Certain areas of Mumbai which were known to be dirty are cleaner. I think there is a greater consciousness".

    Further, he added, "I'm very happy that our Swachh Bharat has taken off and done so well, but we now need to take the next step. We need to collect, segregate and compost this waste. Compost is a very healthy ingredient. It can be used as fertilizer."

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