Plastic Ban

Dharmendra Pradhan appeals for less use of single-use plastic

Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik expressed his gratitude to Pradhan for his appeal on less use of plastic during annual sojourn of Lord Jagannath.

published on : 26th June 2022

Banning single-use plastic is way to go, says AU professor

A lot of dairy farms recycle the used plastic packets, keeping in mind its harmful effects.

published on : 24th June 2022

Raids to crack down on plastic usage in Tiruchy mere eyewash: Activists

Despite the ban and awareness created by activists, volunteers and officials, the use of plastic has been high

published on : 23rd June 2022

Amul urges Modi government to postpone ban on plastic straw by one year

Amul has urged the ministry to provide local industry one year to set up dedicated facilities for producing paper straws.

published on : 9th June 2022

Central law to enforce blanket ban on plastic in Kerala

Though Kerala had imposed a ban on single-use plastic as far back as 2020, it is still being widely used. 

published on : 5th June 2022

Centre issues advisory to states, UTs to phase out single-use plastic

The Centre has issued an advisory to states and union territories to phase out single-use plastic and contribute to improve the environment under the overarching mandate of 'Clean and Green'.

published on : 4th June 2022

Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation to sensitise traders to plastic ban

Tamil Nadu banned a total of 14 plastic items including single-use bags and covers from January 1, 2019.

published on : 4th June 2022

Single-use plastic banned in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur from July 1

GMC commissioner Keerthi Chekuri asserted that the plastic ban will not remain a mere regulation, but it will implemented very strictly in the city.

published on : 1st June 2022

Total ban on plastics in Vizag from June 5

People will be given time till June 5 to find alternatives to plastics. Use of single use and non-biodegradable plastic in the city will attract fines from June 5. 

published on : 26th May 2022

Plastic ban on cards at Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Hours after the video of the incident was posted on social media, Sahu instructed district forest officers (DFOs) of all the tiger reserves to intensify vehicular checks.

published on : 24th May 2022

Meendum Manjapai campaign: Tamil Nadu plans 14 green alternatives to get rid of plastic

Principal Secretary (Environment) Supriya Sahu said that the next phase of the campaign will be raising awareness about alternative materials such as jute and banana fibre.

published on : 19th January 2022

Guntur civic body partners with NGOs to inch up ban on plastic; distributes cloth bags 

The civic body’s efforts have reaped results as most of the shop vendors now use only cloth bags, besides encouraging consumers to bring their own bags from home.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Task force teams conduct special drives to enforce ban on plastic bags in Guntur

The officials informed that along with hefty fines, legal cases will be filed under the National Tribunal and Solid Waste Management Act against the manufacturers if they do not follow the regulations

published on : 3rd December 2021

England plans ban on single-use plastic plates, cutlery

Under proposals in a 12-week public consultation, businesses and consumers will need to move towards more sustainable alternatives.

published on : 20th November 2021

Telangana government draws up plan to stamp out single-use plastic

MAUD Dept to execute ban on plastic less than 120 microns thick from July 1, 2022

published on : 25th October 2021
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