Non Vovan plastic bag will be banned in Shimla: Department of Environmental Science and Technology issued notification, ban will be imposed in 2023

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Non Vovan plastic bag will be banned in Shimla: Department of Environmental Science and Technology issued notification, ban will be imposed in 2023
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After the ban on single use plastic bags in Himachal's capital Shimla, the state government is now going to be banned from the new year on the new year i.e. January 1, 2023. Businessmen can use this bag until then. Under this, the state will now be banned on non -Vovan plastic bags with more than 60 GSM thickness.

Shopkeepers have 4 months left to eliminate off non -non Vovan plastic bag staff. The Department of Environmental Sciences and Technology has issued a notification related to this. This notification has been issued by Additional Chief Secretary Environment Prabodh Saxena. All such traders, including wholesale traders, wholesalers, shopkeepers, vendors, etc., have been given time before January 1 to dispose of non -Vovan plastic bag stocks so that they do not suffer financial losses. After this, action will be taken on using, storage and selling them. But at the time of banning, non -vovn plastic bags with less than 60 GSM were banned. But the government found that no more meaningful results are coming out of it and people are using non -won plastic bags with more than 60 GSM thickness. Due to which the environment is being damaged. In view of this, the government has now decided to free the state non -vovan plastic bags. Under this, there will now be a complete ban on selling and using all types of non -Vovan plastic bags in Himachal from next year. It has also been decided to ban. Plastic is made from polypropylene. This non -vovan plastic is being used in the name of clothes bags at almost all the shops in the state. But as per plastic waste management rule-2016, polypropylene is placed in the plastic category. Under this, a bag made of polypropylene fiber cannot be recycled and is harmful to the environment. But shopkeepers and producers are selling by saying that it is not harmful to the environment.

First was done in 1999 colorful polyethylene envelopes Ben

first in Himachal Pradesh In January 1999, the envelope of the colorful polyethylene was banned. After this, Himachal became the first state to ban polythene bags with less than 70 microns on June 2004. On October 2, 2009, polyethylene bags were completely banned in the state. Instead, non -vovn plastic bags that look like clothes were used. After the ban on single use plastic bags, it is going to be banned now.

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