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Kerala pollution board bans use of plastic in 68 tourist spots in state

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has banned the use of plastic in all major tourist destinations in the state.

published on : 6th November 2018

Is Tamil Nadu ready to be plastic-free?

Lack of easy availability of cost-effective alternatives, a rigid plastic manufacturing industry and livelihood concerns as thousands of jobs are at risk still to be addressed, and fast.

published on : 4th November 2018

Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited resists ban on plastic-coated paper cups

TNPL base stock is free of any plastic but the paper cup converter units give a plastic-coat with a tin film of food-grade low-density polyethylene to act as a liquid barrier for its end use.

published on : 4th November 2018

Tirupati traders violating plastic ban to pay upto Rs 25,000

Being a pilgrim town, where the floating population is anywhere between 40 to 50 per cent of the actual population, Tirupati generates a significant quantity of plastic waste.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Sambalpur three years ahead on plastic ban

The civic body had enforced the ban on the use of polythene products in the city from February 15, 2015.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Plastic ban in six cities from today in Odisha 

The State Government’s plastic ban order will come into force in five municipal corporations and Puri Municipality from Tuesday.

published on : 2nd October 2018

Odisha government bans plastic in six cities

The State Government on Saturday issued an order banning use of certain plastic products in six cities including the territorial jurisdiction of five municipal corporations.

published on : 30th September 2018

Plastic ban to be enforced in Tirupati from October 2

Addressing the top officials, Municipal Commissioner Vijaya Rama Raju said the authorities have decided to effectively implement the ban on use of plastic in Tirupati from october 2.

published on : 29th September 2018

To avoid plastic and waste, Bengaluru eateries say ‘bring your own box’ for parcels

They disallow disposable boxes, levy extra packaging charges to discourage disposable packaging and even serve smaller quantities of food to minimise food wastage.

published on : 29th September 2018

Cleanliness drive ahead of plastic ban

Participating in the cleanliness drive at Ambedkar Square, hockey icon and former Rajya Sabha member Dilip Tirkey said harmful plastic products are a threat to the environment and all living beings.

published on : 24th September 2018

A no-plastic zone in the making

A factor that worked against the ban on plastics imposed by the city corporation in the capital city was the absence of an alternative.

published on : 8th September 2018

Maharashtra plastic ban: BMC seizes 17,084 kilograms plastic

The fine has been collected from 2,09,589 persons and places while 17,084 kg of plastic has been seized between June 23 and August 31.

published on : 1st September 2018

High Court directs Bihar government to ban plastic bags

A bench comprising Patna High Court Chief Justice M.R. Shah asked the state government to make a law on the ban and to use the media to create awareness.

published on : 27th August 2018

Tamil Nadu Pondy Plastic Association urges Tamil Nadu to postpone plastic ban

The Tamil Nadu Pondy Plastic Association has requested the State to postpone the single use plastic ban in TN for some more time till all concerns of stakeholders are addressed.

published on : 23rd August 2018

BDA bans plastic in parks, market complex and offices in the capital

As per the decision made by the authority, there will be no use of plastic folders and instead only paper or cloth folders to be used during meetings.

published on : 18th August 2018
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