mumbaikars take eco-friendly steps to be plastic-free | mumbai news - times of india
The Maharashtra government extended the deadline for the implementation of the plastic ban to help suppliers and shopkeepers take advantage of existing stocks. However, mumkkars is not in the mood to wait for the official implementation, hoping to become a change for himself. So some of them have begun to change their way of life and make a smooth transition to plasticfree world. When the owner found a solution to pack dry items in cloth or paper bags, fish, chose the sixins, utensils carrying meat and milk, meat and milk sellers have yet to find alternatives in plasticless world. In fact, people have begun to carry metal appliances to buy milk or non-milk. Vegetarian food such as chicken, meat or fish. Environmental protection person Mili Shetty said, \"a group of people near us always take their own bags to buy vegetables and fruits, so the introduction of the plastic ban has no impact on us. In fact, we are also starting to carry something like the purchase of meat with the sixins because it is inconvenient to carry with paper. We also use utensils to take milk from dairy products. ” Eating out? Kysha Rochlani suggested to change the environment with your own plate. The young mother is a frequent visitor to the organic food market at Juhu on weekends. These days, whenever she wants to eat from the many stalls she has put there, she starts to carry stainless steel plates for use. Her friend Sarah Pinto did the same when visiting the Chembur organic market on Sunday. Kysha said, \"I always pick things up from the farmer\'s market with my own bag. For a few days now, in order to avoid eating on disposable plates, I also started carrying plates and spoons with me. \"For those of you who find the bag that grand uses, there is a trend in the market bag -- My mother is calm. it\'s time to look at the cloth bags on the market now. Bags woven with denim, jute, canvas and crochet are popular. These bags are not only made of natural materials, but also eco-friendly Friendly and strong. Navin Singh, a management major, said, \"Early boys avoid carrying cloth bags, but there are a lot of trendy options right now. I started carrying a denim bag that looked cool, and my mom had already taken out my grandma\'s handmade crochet bag, which was back in fashion! There are also bags made of starch and vegetable waste; They are stronger and more durable, of course, creatures. degradable. Says home- Kusha Wadhwa, \"after separating dry and wet waste into different bins, our society has taken another step forward -- They now encourage us to use bins made of potato starch. degradable. We have completely stopped using the black plastic bin. \"Before the ban was announced, young designer Rhea Chhabria began to make different straw, and began to make bamboo and stainless steel straw in January to reduce the use of plastic straws. Many cafes and restaurants are now using the same approach. \"There are so many plastic straws being used and discarded every day, but now people are forced to change and we want more people to join the cause,\" she said . \". Many families are also buying eco-products. Use friendly straws at home. Mitali Narayan said, \"My daughter drank milk and other liquids with a straw, but now I have changed to bamboo and steel straws. They have a special brush to clean, can be easily maintained and can be re-cleaned Can be used for a long time. \"Take-out has become innovative these days, with bamboo plates and spoons in the food package. When the foodie and blogger Geeta Sridhar asked the restaurant to pack the rest of the food, she was surprised. \"They put it in a clay jar and closed the lid tightly. Instead of giving me a plastic bag to hold it, they asked me to hold it straight to prevent the contents from spilling over. It was a re- So I planted some herbs in it now, \"she said. For some people who like to eat and drink, the ban allows them to look for alternatives to plastic. \"We\'re going to use bio- Biodegradable corn starch bag. Although plastic containers have not yet been banned, we are looking for an eco-friendly \"A friendly replacement,\" she said. Download the India Times news app in the latest city.