DC calls for creating a plastic-free environment

AALO, Oct 3: West Siang Deputy Commissioner Swetika Sachan appealed to the people to create a plastic- free environment through awareness drives at all work places segregating plastic waste at source generation and handing over segregated plastic waste to waste collectors.
She said this during a large gathering of officials, NGOs, self help groups, market committees, representatives of sectors and colonies at the Nehru Chowk here in West Siang district on Wednesday.
She also administered a pledge for a plastic-free environment to all on the occasion.
DFO Abhinav Kumar and Urban Development and Housing executive engineer Hally Weli stressed on use and reuse of plastic through waste collectors and appealed all to refrain from using plastic carry bags below 50 micrograms; avoid burning plastic and littering public, historical and religious places with plastic waste.
Mother’s Vision chairman Jumde Yomgam also spoke on the occasion. (DIPRO)