Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai made another big announcement about the Delhi government’s campaign against pollution. Gopal Rai said that from June 1, single use plastic products will be banned in Delhi Secretariat. Under this, in the first phase, use and throw pens and water bottles will be banned in the office of Delhi Secretariat. Along with this, banners, posters and cutlery used for food use made of single-use plastic will also be completely banned.
Summer Action Plan also started
Environment Minister Gopal Rai told that Environment Department is taking every appropriate step against pollution. The department has also started the Summer Action Plan against the increasing pollution in Delhi. In such a situation, single use plastic also plays an important role in promoting pollution. Items like single use plastic such as plastic cutlery, straws, polythene, plastic glasses which cannot be reused when thrown away. In such a situation, many times people try to destroy it by burying or burning it in the ground, which is also a serious threat to air, water and land pollution.
Things made of metal, bamboo, paper, clay will be used
Giving information about its other options, Environment Minister Gopal Rai further said that the one-time use of water. In place of bottles and food cutlery, cutlery made of bamboo, glass, metal or paper will be used from now on. In place of single time use pen, two-time use gel/ball or ink pen will be used. Also, instead of plastic banners and posters, now only cloth or paper banners will be made. Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government is also working on other options to stop the use of single-use plastic items.