New Delhi – Tech Mahindra Ltd sent over 209 ton of E-waste for recycling in FY 2018-19 through an authorised vendor and encourages associates to prevent single-use of plastic and use eco-friendly products.
The company Implements the process of reduce, reuse, recycle and recover across the value chain to decrease plastic waste.
The company has a robust waste management system of segregation at source, collection and management of both hazardous and nonhazardous waste.
Scrap waste comprising of plastic, office waste, packaging and paper is given to vendors for recycling and the organic waste is converted into manure through the process of Vermicomposting or in the organic waste composter at our major locations.
Vermicomposting of wet waste has yielded 32.5 ton of manure that was used for landscaping. The e-waste generated includes defunct computers, monitors and servers, electronic and electrical items and is disposed of for recycling through government-authorized certified vendors.
The company has also set up sewage treatment plants at all major facilities to recycle and treat wastewater, which is reused for non-operational purposes like landscaping and for washrooms.
More than 606461 kl of treated STP water helped in reducing fresh water withdrawal.
Mahindra has invested in green solutions like smart grid, smart cities, smart waste management systems and electric vehicle charging systems.
The focus on sustainability helps the company to manage social and environmental impacts, improve operational efficiency and ensure that corporate decisions lead to a transparent, fair and equitable growth that does not infringe on the rights of the others.