CPCB calls for action plan on plastic waste

21-Dec-2015 # Municipal Waste Management Source: Live Mint

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked all the civic bodies across the country to check the open burning of plastic waste, restrict plastic bags of less than 40 microns thickness and start extensive mass awareness programmes. India’s apex pollution watchdog further asked the civic bodies to set up a proper plastic waste management system within six months for ensuring proper disposal, processing and recycling of the plastic waste.

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