Officials seize plastic bags

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Apr 15, 2015-

In an attempt to control the use of polythene bags in the Valley, an inspection team of officials from the Environment Department seized 350 kilograms of such plastic bags from various places in Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts on Wednesday.

The ministry in coordination with various government agencies had conducted an inspection in various places like Ason and Kalimati in Kathmandu and a few places in Lalitpur. The government has already announced that it will fine from Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000 as per the existing law if anyone is found using such bags thinner than 40 microns.

Published: 16-04-2015 09:48

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