The New Parliament
So, when the opportunity arose
to work on the prestigious New
Parliament Building project for
the Government of India, Tata
Projects put in place a
streamlined process for
collection, segregation and
utilization of plastic waste
generated during the course of
As a first step, awareness was created among project workers regarding
collection & proper segregation of single-use plastic at site.
Plastic waste collection bins made by waste plywood & HVAC duct waste were
positioned at multiple locations across the site and office areas.
Plastic packaging from furniture, personal protective equipment, stone
wrappings, PET bottles used during client visits, etc. were collected through
designated collection bins.
Collected plastic waste was then converted into value added products such as Tshirts,
benches, temporary barricades, pen stands, carry bags, etc. in partnership
with NGO Lakshya, which works to empower the most vulnerable sections of
society, particularly underprivileged women.
The initiative not only tackled the issue of plastic waste generation at the Parliament project site but
also demonstrated a practical way to eliminate single-use plastics' harmful effects on the environment.
More than 800 kg of plastic waste was prevented from reaching landfills through this and other
initiatives under the New Parliament Building project.