Plastic Ban

Plastic ban: VMC collects Rs 20 lakh penalty in 6 months

No collection in June, July; fine raised to deter repeat offenders

published on : 1st December 2019

Want a green wedding in Kerala? Here's someone who can help

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.

published on : 26th November 2019

Tiruchy Corporation to rope in students in ensuring plastic-free, hygienic city

Students have to get an acknowledgement (signature) from their parents every week confirming they were following the directions of the civic body.

published on : 21st November 2019

Areca leaf, coconut shells may soon replace plastic bags at nurseries in Bengaluru

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.

published on : 13th November 2019

VMC to cancel licences of those defying plastic ban

Move mooted as objective not achieved after 5 months post ban

published on : 11th November 2019

Mulanthuruthy bans plastic; Violators fined

The grama panchayat also plans to provide two cloth bags to every house in the area

published on : 6th November 2019

Earthenware to replace plastic at Odisha's Baliyatra trade fair

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.

published on : 5th November 2019

Rupees 50 thousand to rupees one lakh fine on plastic ban violators in Vijayawada

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.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Tenali Municipality commissioner conducts surprise checks to check efficacy of plastic ban

Shops at Main Bazar, Ganganammapet, Market Centre and other areas in Tenali were checked.

published on : 19th October 2019

In this Telangana district, exchange one kg plastic waste to get one kg rice

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

published on : 16th October 2019

Beed district collector fines himself Rs 5000 for using plastic cup

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.

published on : 11th October 2019

KCR government bans plastic in Telangana

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.

published on : 10th October 2019

TSPCB demands nation-wide ban on single-use plastic

As of now eighteen states and UTs have banned plastic bags regardless of the thickness of the plastic.

published on : 8th October 2019

Burning Ravana for renewable energy

The idea behind this initiative is to personify Ravana in plastic form as being bad for the society and the environment.

published on : 6th October 2019

Trash to Treasure: Recycle plastic bottles with Rug Republic

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.

published on : 6th October 2019
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