Bhubaneswar: Taking efforts towards ‘plastic-free’ Odisha, the authorities decided to motivate people for making best utilisation of empty packets of Omfed milk and plastic bottles after use.
People will be paid on returning the Omfed packets and plastic bottles, informed Forest & Environment Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mohapatra here today.
A meeting was held in this regard at State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar to discuss the rules to be implemented for plastic ban in Odisha.
As per the move by the authorities, the plastic packets and bottles will be collected through the agents.
The details for collecting the plastic packets will be provided by through a public notice by August end.
Source said that the rules on plastic ban will be formulated by September 15.