The civic body on March 8, 2019, admitted before the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) that they will ban single-use plastic in the city. We have seized 1236 kg of banned plastic in last one month," the officer added. Under the banned plastic waste drive, the department has inspected 13,278 units and had served notice to 7447. On Friday, the health department of the civic body has served notices to 94 restaurants and food chains and asked them to stop usage of banned plastic. To prevent the usage of inferior quality plastic, different teams of the civic body are reaching out to the mass.
Source: dna March 16, 2019 01:18 UTC