To curb use of plastic during feasts, a utensils depot has been opened at Kurumunda village by sarpanch Saroj Devi which can be used by villagers free of cost, writes Mayank Bhusan Pani.
Witnessed by hundreds of citizens and visitors, the natak delivered a message on waste reduction by championing the ‘3Rs’: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
J Crasta said with Karnataka being the second highest GST payer and GDP growth accelerating, more needs to be exported from here, so we need more ports.
A report by the Australia-based Minderoo Foundation said that India’s per capita waste generated from single-use plastic is 4 kg.
Enforcement officer of SMC Subhankar Mohanty said the shop owners who were fined during the raid had stocked single-use plastic including disposable and polythene bags on their premises.