Welcoming Maharashtra government's ban on plastic in the state, the restaurant now asks customers to return the boxes post delivery. They also have a similar scheme on takeaway. The restaurant asks customers to deposit Rs 200 which they reimburse once the boxes are returned.
A restaurant in Pune has started delivering food in steel lunch boxes after plastic ban in Maharashtra, customers are asked to return boxes after delivery. Those who order 'take away' food at the restaurant are asked to deposit Rs 200 which will be reimbursed on returning the box pic.twitter.com/iufjyxwKqJ- ANI (@ANI) June 25, 2018
The Maharashtra government had issued a notification, imposing a ban on the manufacture, use, sale and distribution of all plastic materials like plastic bags, spoons, plates, bottles and thermocol items on March 23.
On April 13, the Bombay High Court called the ban 'reasonable' after seeing a quantity of 1,200 metric tons of waste every day in the state.
"The government should have provided us some more time to arrange an alternative. Apps like Zomato and Swiggy have stopped working due to lack of delivery options. Customers are also facing inconvenience," he said. Click for more trending news