plastic bags add to Delhi
In 2009, the Delhi government, exercising provisions of Delhi Degradable Plastic Bags (Manufacturing, Sales and Usage) and Garbage (Controlled) Act 2000, had forbidden sale, storage and use of all kinds of plastic bags in certain notified places.
But as the ban failed to contain use of plastic bags, the government imposed a blanket ban on manufacture, sale, storage and use of plastic bags in November last year as per pro fake rolex vision of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, under which violators could face imprisonment up to five years and fine of up to Rs one lakh, or both.
As per industry sources, around 400 plastic bag manufacturing units are operating in the city.
The national capital is the largest municipal solid waste prod fake rolex ucer in the country.
As per government figures, Delhi generates around 7,000 tonnes of solid waste daily which includes construction rubble fake rolex s.
Around 600 MGD (Million Gallon Daily) sewage is generated in the fake rolex city each day.
The city also produces around 10 metric tonnes of bio medical waste daily.
Officials in Environment department said though they are concerned about rising solid wastes, the main reasons for worry has been increasing vehicular pollution.
“Vehicular exhaustion is the main source of air pollution as number of vehicles registered in Delhi has increased from Rs 24.32 lakh in 1994 95 to more than 74 lakh in March 2012,” they said.