Tribune Article on Plastic Dumping in Forests

Plastic junk littered in most forest areas can destroy the ecology of the hill state, even result in the death of wild animals, if the authorities concerned do not act now.

Heaps of plastic covers, mineral water bottles, chips packets and sweet foils are a common site in Palampur, Bir Billing, Jwalamukhi, Kangra, Baijnath,McLeodgunj and Dharamsala despite a ban on the sale and use of plastic imposed by the state. Most of the forest land and picnic spots are littered with plastic items and there is no one to remove these.

[Read the full article on the Tribune website here…]

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