One million plastic bottles heaped at Adam’s Peak

One million plastic bottles heaped at Adam’s Peak

One million plastic bottles heaped at Adam’s Peak

Written by Staff Writer

12 May, 2019 | 4:04 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Maskeliya Pradeshiya Sabha stated that pilgrims have brought nearly 1mn plastic water bottles to Adam’s Peak.

However, pilgrims had disposed of garbage responsibly this year but water bottles had been heaped at various points from Nallathanni to “Uda maluwa” at Adam’s Peak. A. W. Hemantha a resident of the area noted that the pilgrims are inclined to use plastic bottles for drinking water due to unavailability of a source of water. He finally said that measures are to be taken to recycle the plastic bottles.

 

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