Plastic ban

TN to assess compliance of ban on single-use plastics

Ropes in pvt entity for third-party monitoring, preparation of reports

published on : 27th September 2022

Man demands plastic ban, gets receipt for 'reopen Sterlite' petition during grievance meet

"However, the official concerned gave me a receipt regarding the reopening of the Sterlite plant, which is condemnable," he said.

published on : 20th September 2022

Odisha districts asked to enforce plastic ban order strictly

Odisha government on Friday asked departments concerned and district collectors to strictly enforce the plastic ban order across the State.

published on : 27th August 2022

Andhra Pradesh High Court issues notices to Centre, State on plastic ban

Representing the petitioners, Advocate Narra Srinivasa Rao urged the High Court to suspend the order banning manufacture, use, distribution and sale of single-use plastic. 

published on : 9th August 2022

'Plastic ban violators to pay steep fine', warns Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation

Common residential units violating the ban order will have to pay fine between Rs 200 and Rs 1,000 range in the first three instances after which criminal proceedings will be initiated against them.

published on : 21st July 2022

Tiruchy Corporation to seal shops found repeatedly violating plastics ban

Officials are still continuing random inspection in various areas but the civic body has directed its team to go one step further and seal those shops violating the ban repeatedly.

published on : 21st July 2022

Lack of alternatives to single use plastics dampens efforts in Tamil Nadu

Top officials said that the State generated an average plastic waste output of 1,178 tonnes per day during 2020-21.

published on : 19th July 2022

Despite ban, plastic bags still in use in Hyderabad

According to vendors, the major reason for the prevalence of single-use plastic is affordability, lack of cheaper alternatives and lack of awareness of the ban.

published on : 17th July 2022

Tiruchy Corporation to levy fine on owners of buildings storing banned plastics

Many of them said some of the suppliers are storing bags in residential buildings and considering this issue, the corporation has decided to levy a fine on building owners too in such cases.

published on : 15th July 2022

Tiruchy Corporation starts seizing plastic bags, shops request customers to come with own bags

Though the mayor had given them an ultimatum, officials said the corporation allotted some more time for merchants as it received so many requests from them.

published on : 14th July 2022

Plastic ban: Delhi Pollution Control Committee issues closure notice to 14 units

“Also, the electricity distributor in the area has been directed to cut off the supply of these 14 units so that they are not able to function,” said a senior DPCC official.

published on : 12th July 2022

Delhi government to take penal action against plastic ban offenders

All complaints related to the violation of the ban and action taken by the direct enforcement teams will be received at the control room, an official said.

published on : 11th July 2022

Delhi: More questions than answers arise on plastic ban 

The Central government banned 19 single-use plastic products from the beginning of July,  but the implementation is still lenient in many states of the country including the national capital.

published on : 11th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board control room to check use of banned plastics in State

The control room will operate daily from 9.30 am to 6 pm till July 31 and provide guidance and information as may be sought by various stakeholders regarding the ban.

published on : 8th July 2022

'Can't abandon single-use plastics until we get affordable alternatives', say Tiruchy vendors

Though the ban has come for appreciation from many, people are of the opinion that it will be successful only when production of banned plastics is completely stopped.

published on : 7th July 2022

Single-use plastic ban to have minimal impact on big FMCG companies 

The current ban covers items, which have a low utility and high littering potential, which are not widely used by large consumer companies and hence will have a limited impact for now.

published on : 6th July 2022

Government to train eco-club members to spread awareness about ban on single-use plastic items

To spread awareness about the recently implemented ban on single-use plastic (SUP) items, the government will impart training to the members of various eco-clubs in the city. 

published on : 5th July 2022

Cut GST rates on raw materials: Delhi to Centre

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Sunday said the government will request the Centre to reduce GST on raw materials for production of alternatives to single-use plastic items. 

published on : 4th July 2022

Delhi: Some traders hail, others decry plastic ban

The government’s decision to ban single-use plastic (SUP) products has left the daily retailers of prominent markets in the national capital in a state of bewilderment. 

published on : 4th July 2022

KSPCB to seize plastic from stores

Imposition of fine on violators will also come into immediate effect from Friday.

published on : 1st July 2022
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