Lucknow now there is no need to throw empty bottles and other useless stuff here and there. Garbage ATM (reverse vending machine) will help you to clean the city as well as earn some pocket money.
City Development Minister Suresh Khanna released two Garbage ATMs on Tuesday. He said that,
“Garbage ATM machine is set up with the aim of cleaning the city. This is a revolutionary step taken towards Clean India Mission. Common urban waste can be recovered by putting it in this machine.”
He said that the Garbage ATM machine will be installed in the entire state of UP.
Garbage ATM machine has been installed near Hanuman Temple in Hazratganj, Taj Hotel and near 1090 Intersection. The Minister said that the clean ATM is a technical tool which can be used for disposal of various types of garbage collection. In this machine, the citizens of Lucknow will be allowed to dispose waste bags, cans, wrappers and fruit peels etc. in the commercial and market area. This kind of machine is being set up in 10 places. Cashback will be given to the citizen as per the nature of garbage as per mentioned on the garbage machine.
State and Indian government plans will be displayed from the LED panel on ATM. Waste received at ATM will be recycled by the firm according to it’s nature. On behalf of the municipal corporation, every machine will rent a rate of Rs. 6000 per month. Apart from this, the Minister also inaugurated Water ATM near VIP Guest House. One glass of two rupees and one liter of clean cold water will be available for Rs.5.
Such work will be done to operate on the Garbage ATM from the screen. After entering the mobile number, OTP will be generated. Then accordingly actions will be given on the screen. In order to receive money you need to download “e-wallet” app in your mobile phones.