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Awareness programme in order to stop plastic use organized in Tripura

Agartala, May 27 (UNI) With an aim to stop the plastic use, a part of a Himalayan cleanup initiative came across the Himalayan region,( Arpan society - an environment right group of Tripura) carried out an audit of plastic waste here in Agartala.
As the use of Plastic is dangerous for the environment because the products made of plastics such as plastic bags, bottles an not be recycled. The waste plastic keeps accumulating in the surroundings and pollutes the environment. Thus, Plastics are not environment-friendly.
As a part of a Himalayan cleanup initiative across the Himalayan region, Arpan society demanded the government for implementation of extended producer responsibility clause to solid waste management rules 2016.
The main initiative is to stop the use of plastic products and it’s impact on the environment for the development.
Biswendu Bhattacharjee, a renowned Journalist of Tripura said that we know the use of plastic but it is also important to know about the destruction procedure of plastic after using it. Plastic effects on our environment very badly but we are using it because we are habituated to use it, he added.
Plastic pollution poses even greater impacts on the environment because of its widespread usage and its durability component. These plastics wind up negatively affecting wildlife habitat, wildlife, and humans by affecting lands, oceans, and waterways.
There is lack of controlling authority in order to control its use. Although the government officers are trying to control it. It is important to take more initiative in order to control it.
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Bhitarkanika park authority to carry out Monsoon bird census from Sep18

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