Tirumala to go 'plastic-free' in two months

Officials ordered all the departments to impose a complete prohibition of plastic use in Tirumala.

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has appealed to its devotees on Tuesday to avoid single-use plastic.

 

In an effort to reduce pollution and preserve the environment of the holy hills, TTD took the initiative with the aim to go plastic-free in two months.

 

According to local media reports, TTD senior officials ordered all the departments to impose a complete prohibition of plastic use in Tirumala.

 

The current ban comes into effect a year after the administration stopped selling mineral plastic bottles.

 

The official also called upon hotels and other business owners to follow proper precautions and maintain a healthy setting for all visitors.

India Scanner News Network

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