To carry out efficient disposal of waste, Railways has decided to provide separate dustbins for biodegradable and non-biodegradable garbage on platforms and all passenger interface areas in major stations apart from vending stalls.
Zonal Railways will train the staff engaged in cleaning duties at railway stations for separate collection and further handling for final disposal of segregated dry and wet waste from the dustbins.
Seeking cooperation from all rail users to maintain the cleanliness of railway premises, Railways had issued instructions for efficient disposal of waste arising out of pantry car services and static units, and for providing adequate dustbins on platforms and by the side of stalls at all railway stations for environment friendly disposal of waste, a release said.
Railways will provide different coloured dustbins and polythene liner bags for the waste like green for bio-degradable and black for non-biodegradable.
In the first phase, Zonal Railways will ensure provision of separate dustbins for segregated collection of garbage at all major stations immediately.