BMC cleans up 11 MT of solid waste hurled back by the sea at Marine Drive

From Thermocol to wrappers and slippers to plastic bags, the angry ocean seems to be sending everything back to city roads that empty tonnes of solid waste daily into the creeks.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday, clearedaround 11 metric tonne of trash spewed by the sea on Marine Drive. As per BMC officials, in the last seven days, around 40 mt tonne of trash has been cleared from Marine Drive, of which the highest- 12 mt tonnes was collected on July 12.