This idea of the 'eco-friendly' bricks was presented to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath last year by a private waste management firm.
"Bricks prepared in our plant in Meerut have been used in Lucknow and Gurgaon, with the recent passing of the proposal in the municipal board, this magic bricks will be used in more areas now. A single brick weighs 17 kilogram and is worth Rs 35," project head Sam Singh told ANI.
"These bricks are eco-friendly. We are utilising the waste100 per cent to make them. For our efforts, we have been chosen for an award at Swachh Survekshan 2018 Awards," Municipal Commissioner Satya Prakash Patel said.
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