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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

Karnataka panchayat offices may soon become plastic-free

A circular has been issued to all the offices that come under RDPR, including gram panchayats and zilla panchayats.

published on : 17th August 2018

Uttar Pradesh bans plastic, thermocol items

The ban on disposable cups, plates, spoons, forks and glasses was rolled out on the 72nd Independence Day.

published on : 15th August 2018

Making a difference,one bag at a time

Their latest vegetable compartment bag arrived in the market in June. The women do everything from sourcing the materials to stitching the bags.

published on : 14th August 2018

Bihar: Government to ban plastic bags after feedback, says Sushil Modi

The state government would seek people's feedback on the draft proposal to ban the production, distribution, and sale of plastic bags, he said while addressing "Bihar Prithvi Diwas" function here.

published on : 10th August 2018

Odisha government to seek public views on plastic ban

In the first phase, ban will be imposed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Sambalpur and Rourkela

published on : 10th August 2018

Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharashtra government to Bombay HC

The notification was challenged in the high court by plastic, PET bottle and thermocol manufacturers and retailers' associations on the ground that the ban was arbitrary and bad in law.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Karnataka: Caught using plastic bag? Be ready to pay fine

The next time you choose to step out with a plastic bag in your hands, chances are you could be facing a  Rs 500 fine.

published on : 29th July 2018

Green protocol for vavu bali; plastic bags banned

A meeting to review the arrangements chaired by Mayor V K Prasanth has asked the Health Department to undertake prompt cleaning of the temple premises before and after the conduct of the ritual.  

published on : 24th July 2018

Uttar Pradesh government bans plastic under 50 micron from today

UP became the 19th state in the country to ban polythene.

published on : 15th July 2018

Plastic Ban: PepsiCo to develop infrastructure to collect, recycle PET plastic waste

As part of this partnership, Gem will set up reverse vending machines, collection points and collection centres for PET waste bottles at several locations across the state.

published on : 11th July 2018
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