World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic bags
India is the host to this year’s World Environment Day and the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’
Every year, June 5 is observed as World Environment Day to raise awareness and increase government action on the pressing issue. This year, the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ with focus on single-use or disposable plastic.
India is the host to this year’s World Environment Day.
The ban will come to effect from next year and essential goods such as milk, oil and medicines have been exempted from the ban.
The State has already banned manufacture and use of plastic bags below 51 microns.