The Joint Commissioner Municipal Corporation Jalandhar (MCJ) along with district health department on Wednesday conducted a surprise check at Cake House (bakery shop) here in Model Town, Jalandhar.


A citation was issued to the business for having Singh Use Plastic/Polythene bags and not segregating wet and dry waste.


The Bags were then confiscated by the municipal corporation.


“A consistent drive of checking should be done on regular basis by the corporation to enforce the ban on plastic/polythene bags below certain microns”, said residents.


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Joint Commissioner MCJ asked the businesses to refrain from buying these bags as a cheap alternative and invest in either cloth, compostable or paper bags to save environment.

 

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