The disposal of polythene, plastic and electronic wastage commences today as declared by President Maithripala Sirisena. The programme will continue till the 30th of this month.
During the week, people will be educated on the management and recycling of polythene and e-waste.
The collection of these wastages during this programme was handed over to the Central Environment Authority for recycling programme.
President requested state and private institutions to allocate at least one hour to clean the premises and rid of polythene based and e-waste.