Single-use plastic, polythene bags to be prohibited in Ambala from Nov 01

Ambala (Haryana), Oct 30 (ANI): Single-use plastic and polythene bags will remain prohibited in Haryana's Ambala with effect from November 01. Shopkeepers are requested not to use polythene bags to give goods to customers. Customers are also requested to refuse to accept polythene bags. Awareness is also being created among people and announcements are also being made. Speaking to ANI, Secretary of Municipal Corporation in Ambala City, Rajesh Kumar said, "Awareness is being created among people and announcements are also being made. Polythene and single-use plastic are lethal." "Single-use plastic and polythene are being banned from November 01. Shopkeepers are being requested not to use polythene bags to give goods to customers. Customers should refuse to accept such bags. If they don't agree, they will be penalised," he added.