After two years of research, Ernakulam-based entrepreneur Vinayakumar Balakrishnan created ‘Thooshan’, edible cutlery that can tastefully replace single-use plastic
During the hearing, the Commission noticed that the store was not following the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, and found that the store doesn’t have permission to sell plastic bags.
Mexico City's environmental secretary urged people to think of always carrying reusable containers like never leaving home without their cell phones.
Opposition to corner Fadnavis government on Nanar refinery, farm loan waiver at Maharashtra Assembly's monsoon session
The opposition Congress and NCP have been critical of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, and are planning to corner the government over it during the session, which will conclude on July 20.
The relaxation granted to small retailers is on the lines of a similar exception already available for branded products.
Thackeray referred to the fine amount “as an attempt to collect election funds from plastic manufacturers.
The BMC inspected over 8,000 shops in the city since the statewide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry-bags and thermocol, came into effect on June 23.
Several companies that deal in home delivery of food through apps and websites are feeling the pinch due to the ban as single-use plastic carry bags are largely used in this emerging sector.
Nashik Municipal Corporation stated that various civic teams fanned out across the six municipal divisions of the city and fined violators as per the provisions of the plastic ban notification.
Kadam also reviewed the state's preparedness to strictly enforce the ban at a high-level meeting of officials from the state pollution board.
During an event to celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, in PM Modi's presence, had pledged to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022.
The city Corporation has upped the ante and taken its war against plastic to another level.
Adityanath has asked officials to ensure a blanket ban on smuggling of cows and said zero tolerance would be exercised in this regard.