Plastic carry bags, plastic plates, plastic cups, plastic flags, small plastic sachets used in packaging water, among others, will be banned in Tamil Nadu from Jan 1st, 2019.
Based on the study and findings of an expert panel that the disposal of such plastic material affected the flow of waste water and drainage and deeply affected the ground water table, the TN state government has announced this ban. The ban includes manufacture, transport, supply and sale of these products.
Watch this video to know what is getting banned and how you can find alternatives for these items that are ubiquitous in our everyday usage.
Sharon Plywoods has been vociferously supporting elimination of Single-Use Plastic and has undertaken several awareness initiatives in this regard. We are very happy to note that the government of Tamil Nadu also joining with us in this social issue.