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Environment Ministry asks States and Union territories to not use single-use plastics for LS polls

The ministry also laid down standard guidelines to be adopted for minimising production and use of single-use plastic.

published on : 21st January 2019

Kochi Corporation to ban plastic, doubts remain

Interestingly, it is the third time the Corporation is coming up with such a ban.

published on : 21st January 2019

67.72 tonne banned plastic seized by Greater Chennai Corporation

Inspection in various shops was going on even during  Pongal holidays, said corporation officials.

published on : 19th January 2019

TNPL plans Rs 2,500 crore expansion to double output after Tamil Nadu plastic ban

The Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) is one such company that is looking to cash in on the demand created by the ban.

published on : 18th January 2019

How a small town in Kerala became the 'Sult(h)an' of cleanliness

When dumping of waste on the roadside or the nauseating stench of garbage is ‘normal’ in most parts of the country, what makes this town stand apart?

published on : 16th January 2019

Big stores happily violate plastic ban in Chennai

When Express visited T-Nagar Saravana Stores on Sunday, staff were seen handing out plastic bags of varying sizes depending on purchases. 

published on : 14th January 2019

Central agencies take 6-10 months to approve eco-friendly products

Products like compostable bags also have to first undergo a test at the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET).

published on : 14th January 2019

Plastic ban: Don't seize unlisted plastic items, says Madras High Court

The traders have been alleging that the officials, confused over the G.O, indiscriminately confiscated all plastic items which are not listed in the annexure of the June 25 G.O.

published on : 10th January 2019

Ban on plastic in Tirupati villages

The Municipality has made environment-friendly arrangements for proposer disposal of construction debris, and for this the owners have to pay nominal charges than approaching private persons.

published on : 10th January 2019

Tamil Nadu's plastic ban: This Karur restaurant lets you use its lunch carriers for takeaway

Hotel Nalan is well-known among foodies and fishetarians in Karur, as it is the only place serving healthy Siddha food, using different cereals, millets and different varieties of spinach.

published on : 8th January 2019

‘25 per cent drop in home deliveries’: Hotels claim plastic ban hurt them

 The ban on single-use plastics, which came into effect on January 1, has expectedly not gone down well with the hoteliers.

published on : 7th January 2019

Action sought against shops violating plastic ban order in Sabarimala

The court said the TDB should ensure that traders in and around Sabarimala did not sell or bring any food articles or other materials in plastic covers or sachets

published on : 4th January 2019

Two tonnes of banned plastic seized in raid at Chennai mall

The Chennai Corporation conducted its first major plastic raid in the city on Thursday by seizing over two tonnes of plastic from a shopping mall in Perambur.

published on : 4th January 2019

Tamil Nadu: Traders want recyclable plastic out of ban; holds protest by dumping snacks packed in single-use plastic

The traders dumped the snacks, food items and soft drinks that are packed and wrapped in single-use plastics as a means to show their opposition towards the plastic ban.  

published on : 2nd January 2019

Will support producers find alternate businesses: Minister on plastic ban

State Minister for Information and Publicity Kadambur C Raju assured to support poly bag manufacturers to start alternative business.

published on : 2nd January 2019
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