Chhattisgarh: India’s first garbage cafe to be opened in Ambikapur

  1. India’s first Garbage Café will soon be opened in the city of Ambikapur in north Chhattisgarh.It is a step towards making the city plastic-free. 
  2. This initiative is led by the Ambikapur municipal corporation of Chhattisgarh.The city has been hailed as the second cleanest city in the country in Swachhata rankings.
  3. In this unique Cafe’, poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic while breakfast will be provided if half a kilogram of plastic is brought to the cafe.
  4. Further,the collected garbage will be sold at Solid Liquid Resources Management Centre.It would further be turned into granules and will then be used in the construction of roads in the city.