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| Last Updated: 11/12/2019

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"Polythene Hatao, Paryavaran Bachao Abhiyaan"

The Himachal Government is committed to Environmental Protection by properly disposing of the problem of increasing waste by increasing use of Plastic in the State.

For the management and elimination of plastics and other biological waste in the State, Himachal Pradesh Biodegradable Garbage Waste (Control) Act, 1995 under which full ban on the use of plastic bags has been imposed from the year 2009 in the State.

In order to avoid the use of plastic bags in the state, awareness campaigns have been launched at various levels from time to time. The State Government is continuously moving forward in this direction with the help of the people and this year, a weekly polyethylene eradication program 'Polythene Hatao, Paryavaran Bachao Abhiyaan' has also been carried out in this State from April 12-20, 2019.

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