Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Thursday decided to ban single-use plastic products from 1 January. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Kerala: State Government orders ban on single-use plastic items from January 1, 2020. Also Cabinet has taken the decision to ban manufacturing of single-use plastic items.
— ANI (@ANI) November 21, 2019
After considering environmental and health issues related to mounting plastic waste, the government decided to ban single-use-plastic products in the state from 1 January 2020, a government press release said.
Plastic carry bags, plastic sheets, cooling films, plastic plates, cups, thermocol and Styrofoam-based fancy items and others have been banned.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
Updated Date: Nov 21, 2019 20:45:27 IST