A blanket ban on manufacture, sale, storage and use of plastic bags with stiff penalty against violators including imprisonment up to five years will come into effect in New Delhi on Friday.
Each of Delhi`s 14 million households uses about five plastic carry bags a day.
The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.
The Delhi cabinet Sep 11 approved a blanket ban on manufacture, storage and usage of plastic bags in the capital.
Use of plastic bags inside Sanjay Gandhi Zoological park here would be banned from June 5 to make the place a eco friendly one, a high level meeting chaired by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi decided Thursday.
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