You are at Toxics Alert > News > 5 tonnes of banned plastic bags seized
Toxics Alert, an environment news bulletin from toxics link Toxics Link
Issue 76
March , 2017
View issue number:
  Home  |  Editorial  |  Feature  |  Interview  |  News  |  Policy  |  Updates  |  Reports / International News  |  Partner

* NEWS

5 tonnes of banned plastic bags seized

Source: The Times of India, Date: March , 2017

The Times of India, Coimbatore, Mar, 2017 :After a lull of six months, the civic body has again begun to crack the whip on those selling plastic bags below 50 microns. On Tuesday, a team of officials from the Coimbatore Corporation seized five tonnes of banned plastic bags from wholesale shops at Thomas Street and Raja Street in the city. The total cost of the seized bags is estimated at Rs 3.5 lakh. The civic body had seized 500kg of banned plastic bags during a raid conducted six months ago from a shop at Sundarapuram.

Read More:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/5-tonnes-of-banned-plastic-bags-seized/articleshow/57761459.cms

EDITORIAL  • FEATURE  • INTERVIEW  • NEWS  • POLICY  • UPDATES  • REPORTS / INTERNATIONAL NEWS  • PARTNERS