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TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items

TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items
TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items
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According to sources with less than two weeks to go for the plastic ban to come into effect across Tamilnadu, the state government has released a descriptive list of items that have been banned. Meanwhile in addition to this, the state has also recommended eco-friendly alternatives that it hopes will replace plastic.



Reportedly on World Environment Day this year, with a view to curb the effects of plastic on the environment, the Tamilnadu government announced a ban of non-biodegradable and single-use plastic and had recommended the use of natural, environmental friendly products. Furthermore when explaining the dangers that the use of plastic has on the environment and on animals, Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami told the Assembly on June 5, “With the vision of gifting a plastic free Tamilnadu to our future generation, the government hereby bans the use of plastic goods of all sizes (microns).”

TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items

Items to be banned are as follows. Plastic sheet / cling film used for food wrapping. Plastic sheet used for spreading on dining table. Plastic Thermocol plates, Plastic coated paper plates. Plastic coated paper cups, Plastic tea cups, Plastic tumbler, Thermocol cups. Plastic carry bag of all sizes & thickness. Plastic coated carry bags, Non woven Bags. Water pouches / packets, plastic straw, plastic flags, plastic coated carry bags and non woven bags.

TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items

TN Govt released a descriptive list of banned plastic items
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