BODHGAYA GOV BANS PLASTIC

Local Government committee agrees to ban disposable plastics            

Bodhgaya Nagar Panchyat agrees to ban disposable plastics starting from the new tax year in April 2011. 
This will include disposable consumer item such as plastic bags, cups and polystyrene items these will be banned in the main Bodhgaya area. 

Representatives of the local government have said they will implemented the reduction of use and introduce the ban slowly. This action is part of their plans to develop a waste management system in the town and surrounding areas.

Other areas they have voiced as part of their development strategy are providing dustbins in the streets for disposal of waste and bringing in an external waste management company to manage the collection and disposal.


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