Dimapur, May 21: The Wokha Town Council has banned all single plastic bags of less than 50 microns and all single plastics, styrofoam or thermocol cutlery, cups plates etc.
The WTC also asked all business establishments to dispose off existing stocks of drinking water bottles of 200ml and 100ml. It said no business should buy, stock or distribute such items. The penalty for violating the order shall be Rs 2000 for the first offence and Rs 5000 for subsequent offence.
This was decided in a consultative meeting called by ADC & Administrator Wokha Town Council of all colony/ward chairmen, GBs, Church Leaders, NGOs, Team Metamorphosis, SHG and other stakeholders.
(Page News Service)