Episode 5 of our “winners” webcast series produced by our Season 1 CAPP Interns, the winning student team

Interview with Project Mumbai’s Co-Founder & CEO,

Mr. Shishir Joshi

Q 1 :1. Could you tell us about the initial journey of Project Mumbai and the thought behind it? 0:01:08

Q2. What are the objectives of Project Mumbai? 00:02:40

Q3. What initiatives has Project Mumbai undertaken to solve the issue of Plastic waste management in the past (What were the biggest challenges you faced? 00:04:05

Q4. What are the biggest challenges faced by your organization? 00:07:42

Q5. Brief about the Recyclathon that was carried out 00:09:11

Q6. What are the socioeconomic & environmental impacts made by this initiative? 00:12:23

Q7. How long does Project Mumbai carry out the Recyclathon and what happens after it ? 00:14:17

Q8. What inspires your team to keep going? 00:16:02

Q9. Does Project Mumbai work for other than the Mumbai region and how far is it extended? 00:18:06

Q10. What new initiatives can we expect from Project Mumbai? 00: 18:55

Q11. How can one contact Project Mumbai if anyone is interested and wants to join the initiative? 00:20:20

Q12. By what scale has the plastic waste problem reduced after implementing the collection drive?00:21:44

Q13. Do you think that there are any policy changes required by the government as to deal with plastic waste management 00:23:12

From the Student Team

The Winning Case Study (View Here). This team did not make the finals. It was selected as a category winner: Best Initiative NGOs/Informal Sector

Highlights from Interview

Produced by our student interns (8 minutes)

Our CAPP Interns: Season 1’s Winning Team

Meet the Interns Video (Coming Soon)

Shruti Belose

SIES Graduate School of Technology,

University of Mumbai

LinkedIn Profile

A printing & packaging engineer student who is fascinated by the companies that combine Innovation, Technology & Creativity. Given the world’s attention to limiting plastics in packaging, the opportunity to work with a forward-thinking company would be ideal. At SIES, I have focused my academic studies on Packaging Development, Plastic in Packaging & Plastic Processing. The most interesting areas where I can add value after graduation would be Packaging Development, Plastic Processing and its technologies to come up with innovative and unique solutions that can help make a better future.

Aarti Desai

SIES Graduate School of Technology,

University of Mumbai

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A passionate packaging engineering student eager to collaborate for developing sustainable packages that solve real world problems. Recipient of the ‘Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Young Research Fellowship’ for assisting with research aimed at providing a biodegradable alternative to plastic. Well versed with Packaging guidelines, designs and trends, I am seeking an opportunity in a Packaging solutions-providing company which has a comprehensive portfolio of packaging solutions wherein I can put my practical research skills to work and get the right exposure for holistic career development.

Shalini Narayan Mudaliar

SIES Graduate School of Technology,

University of Mumbai

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Passionately pursuing Printing & packaging Technology from Mumbai University. I am an energetic, dedicated & enthusiastic person who is always curious to learn & explore more. I am eager to secure challenging & potential career opportunities, especially related to supply chain management, sustainable packaging, recycling sectors & innovative packaging. I’m looking forward for internship opportunities to work in an growth oriented environment with the scope of learning, innovation & career development.

Prathamesh Patil

SIES Graduate School of Technology,

University of Mumbai

LinkedIn Profile

I’m an energetic, systems-thinking, solution-oriented person, aiming beyond sustainability to regenerative. I have a keenness for connecting the dots at the intersection of

sustainability, innovation, & economics. I love using creativity to unlock the hidden value in overlooked resources, and enjoy working

collaboratively. As a packaging & printing engineer, I am actively seeking internship opportunities to work in a growth-oriented

environment, with the scope of learning, innovation and career development.


Phone #: 91 22 66950347

Kind attn: Mr Sandeep Shinde


Indian Plastics Institute

30 Sarvodaya Industrial Area

Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri East

Mumbai 400093 India


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