plastic ban

Plastic bags back at market in Rourkela despite ban

The Rourkela Municipal Corporation efforts to promote handmade paper and canvas bags have failed to yield the desired results.

published on : 18th May 2019

Chennai corporation seizes 198 mt of single-use plastic

He stated that vendors including meat and flower vendors who continue to use plastic carry bags would have the trade licenses of their shops cancelled.

published on : 6th May 2019

Ban on plastic bags in Tenali, Narasaraopet

Tenali municipality has imposed ban on plastic bags on May 1, while Narasaraopet and Piduguralla civic bodies are gearing up to impose plastic ban from May 6 and May 10 respectively.  

published on : 5th May 2019

Swiggy, Subway response sought for charging bag fee

Sharma told the court one of his clients had placed an order from Subway through Swiggy and was charged around Rs 100 in the name of bag fee.

published on : 2nd May 2019

When plastic is no more fantastic, cloth takes over

With the aim of getting rid of plastic, Corporation is embedding sustainability in life

published on : 19th April 2019

Goa government plans to ban single-use plastics from September

The amendment is currently being drafted and is likely to be introduced during the state Assembly's monsoon session.

published on : 11th April 2019

Chennai: Ban stays on paper, plastics stage comeback

Officials are hopeful that after implementation of proposed penalty it will ensure better implementation of plastic ban.

published on : 20th March 2019

India bans import of solid plastic waste, experts laud move

The move comes a year after China, the world’s biggest plastic scrap importer stopped import from western countries and southeast Asian countries becoming a major hub of scrap plastic recycling.

published on : 7th March 2019

Telangana: Ban on plastic in temples soon

The minister recalled that the Centre has banned the use of plastic bags weighing 50 microns or less.

published on : 6th March 2019

Can plastic be banned in poll campaign? NGT asks poll panel, Centre

The directives come at a time when the Lok Sabha elections are due in April-May, before the onset of the monsoon.

published on : 5th March 2019

Tamil Nadu plastic ban: No go on fines yet, plastic ban violators go scot-free

In order to curb banned plastic items, the State Government had proposed to fine commercial establishments violating norms.

published on : 21st February 2019

95 top brands get notice on plastic use in Tamil Nadu

A notice was served to several companies including Burger King, CavinKare, Nestle, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Starbucks, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, etc.

published on : 7th February 2019

Plastic makers, users face Rs 100 to Rs 3 lakh fine

Those violating the plastic ban will get three strikes, after which they will be ordered to shut shop and go home.

published on : 6th February 2019

Food safety officials seize 1,000 kg banned plastic from Chennai's Hotel Saravana Bhavan

The Tamil Nadu government had banned single-use plastics from January 1 and the authorities have been conducting raids in big outlets and seizing if the banned items were found in the premises

published on : 30th January 2019

Karnataka government calls for complete ban on plastic bottles, bouquets at university events

Henceforth, universities will not be allowed to fete guests with flower bouquets at campus events.

published on : 23rd January 2019
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