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Use of polybags can put you in trouble

The HSPCB will ban the use of polythene bags in markets. The department will start a regular drive to create awareness about the destructive nature of polybags in the environment.

india Updated: Jul 23, 2011 01:15 IST
HT Correspondent

The HSPCB will ban the use of polythene bags in markets. The department will start a regular drive to create awareness about the destructive nature of polybags in the environment.

The HSPCB also issued challans to consumers and distributors who were found using polybags on Thursday. Headed by HSPCB regional director Pradeep Yadav, officials inspected several vegetable markets in Sheetla Mata Mandir area.

They also distributed 1,000 jute bags to people. Since January this year, the HSPCB has issued challan to 379 persons.