No collection in June, July; fine raised to deter repeat offenders
The plates for weddings are made from the leaves of areca nut trees. Glasses are made of clay. Water is served in kooja pots. Baskets made of straw are used to collect used plates.
Students have to get an acknowledgement (signature) from their parents every week confirming they were following the directions of the civic body.
The forest department's research wing in Bengaluru attempted to make two biodegradable container-like bags using arecanut leaf at Dhanvantri Vana nursery in Bengaluru.
Move mooted as objective not achieved after 5 months post ban
The grama panchayat also plans to provide two cloth bags to every house in the area
The women self-help group is busy preparing different terracotta products like utensils, artefacts, flower vases and water containers for sale at the fair and hopes to make brisk business.
In this regard, instructions were given to VMC, revenue, police and commercial tax department officials to carry out joint surprise checks at shopping malls across the city.
Shops at Main Bazar, Ganganammapet, Market Centre and other areas in Tenali were checked.
As part of the Mulugu district collector’s bid to enforce ban on single-use plastic materials, the officials have set up plastic waste collection centres at all villages
Pande had called a press conference to give information in the election preparedness of the district administration in his office when he fined his office for the use of plastic cups.
At a meeting here on Thursday, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao directed the officials to prepare guidelines for banning plastic use and also the production of plastic goods in Telangana.
As of now eighteen states and UTs have banned plastic bags regardless of the thickness of the plastic.
The idea behind this initiative is to personify Ravana in plastic form as being bad for the society and the environment.
Rug Republic has an international presence, is known for its eco-friendly rugs and carpets made from recycled silk yarns and other multi-fibre textiles.