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Chennai Corporation seized 12.50 metric tonnes of plastics

Chennai Corporation seized 12.50 metric tonnes of plastics
Chennai Corporation seized 12.50 metric tonnes of plastics

Accordingly two days after the Tamilnadu government’s ban on single use plastics came into force, the Chennai Corporation has seized almost 12.50 metric tonnes of the banned item from across the city. As per report the items were seized after the Corporation officials conducted surprise checks in various localities. Meanwhile the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) had requested the public to deposit items made of single use plastic in their respective ward offices before December 31, 2018.

Earlier on December 31, 1.88 metric tonnes of the banned items were brought to the ward offices across the city. Furthermore on January 1, GCC seized 662 kgs of banned plastic items from Sholinganallur zone and 563 kgs of plastic items from Ambattur zone. 439 kgs of single use plastic products were seized from Anna Nagar.

Chennai Corporation seized 12.50 metric tonnes of plastics

Further 2,376 kgs of banned plastic was seized from Valasaravakkam, 859 kgs from Kodambakkam and 761 kgs of banned plastic from Anna Nagar were seized on January 2. Previously as per report the government of Tamilnadu banned the use of plastics on June 5, 2018, on World Environment Day. The ban came on the recommendation made by a Select House Committee, which was given the task of analyzing the effect of such ban by former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha.


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