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The ministry also laid down standard guidelines to be adopted for minimising production and use of single-use plastic.
Interestingly, it is the third time the Corporation is coming up with such a ban.
Inspection in various shops was going on even during Pongal holidays, said corporation officials.
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.
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?
When Express visited T-Nagar Saravana Stores on Sunday, staff were seen handing out plastic bags of varying sizes depending on purchases.
Products like compostable bags also have to first undergo a test at the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET).
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.
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.
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.
The ban on single-use plastics, which came into effect on January 1, has expectedly not gone down well with the hoteliers.
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
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.
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.
State Minister for Information and Publicity Kadambur C Raju assured to support poly bag manufacturers to start alternative business.