Lucknow, July 6: Uttar Pradesh government on Friday issued an order to ban the use of plastic in the state.
The prohibition will be effective from July 15.
“We have issued an order to ban the use of plastic across Uttar Pradesh from July 15,” Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was quoted as saying by ANI. “After July 15, plastic cups, glasses, and polythene should not be used,” said Adityanath, adding, “For this, we should all work together.”
Hum logo ne 15 July se, pure pradesh ke andar plastic ko pratibandhit karne ke liye ek aadesh jaari kiya hai. Mai aavahan karunga ki 15 July ke baad plastic ke cup, glass, polythene ka istemal na ho, iske liye hum sabko milke kaam karna chahiye: UP CM Yogi Adityanath pic.twitter.com/k3FMOW7PPh
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 6, 2018
Recently, the Maharashtra government banned the use of plastic products.
The development followed the state government’s March 23 dated notification prohibiting the manufacturing, use, sale, distribution and storage of all plastic and thermocol materials.
According to the notification, products manufactured from plastic and thermocol have been banned. Usage of disposable dishes, cups, plates, glasses, forks, bowls, containers, plastic packaging to wrap or store products, and packaging of food items food grain material, containers is prohibited.