Indian pupils carrying waste plastic to submit as school ‘fees’ at the Akshar Forum school in Pamohi on the outskirts of Guwahati. Photo: AFP

Indian eco-school charges pupils plastic waste ‘fee’ to attend

  • Until last year, pupils could attend the school outside Dispur in the northeastern state of Assam for free
  • It decided to introduce the plastic ‘fee’ after a plea to parents to join a recycling scheme fell on deaf ears
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Indian pupils carrying waste plastic to submit as school ‘fees’ at the Akshar Forum school in Pamohi on the outskirts of Guwahati. Photo: AFP
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