MCD to fine violators of single-use plastic policy in community halls
Officials said that a pledge to not use SUPs is being demanded by the civic authority from the organizers who are booking the community places for marriage and other social events.
Five tonnes of banned plastic items seized in Coimbatore last year
The civic body has so far seized around five tonnes of banned plastics in the city and imposed a total fine amount of Rs 14,47,450 against the violators in the past year.
MCD launches 100-day campaign against plastic
The campaign was launched by Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena and he sought massive public participation to make it a success.
England to ban few single-use plastic items from October
The department said England uses around 2.7 billion items of single-use cutlery per year, mostly plastic, with only one in 10 items recycled.
Single-use plastic prohibited, hefty fines for violators: Vijayawada Municipal Commissioner
All residents and merchants are advised to ban the use or selling of single-use plastic materials in any manner.
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Maha govt tweaks policy on single-use plastic, allows compostable materials
But it will be mandatory to get approval from the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
VMC urges firms, traders to avoid single-use plastic
The Mayor warned that the enforcement team will conduct raids on traders and impose hefty fines.
Vijayawada: Special teams to monitor single-use plastic ban
It may be noted that the Central and State governments have banned single-use plastic from July 1.
Govt plans studies on frothing in Yamuna
One of the studies will ascertain the reasons behind the froth on the river surface which reflects the “deadness of the water and nil dissolved oxygen in it”.
Submit report on phasing out plastic, Delhi government asks schools
In a circular, the DoE listed actions to be taken by all the schools, including displaying “single-use plastic-free school’ on the main gate and at prominent places inside their premises.
Schoolkids in Bhubaneswar to become ‘no plastic use’ messengers
The children will take the message home and will act as catalysts in ending the use of single-use plastics both in individual households and communities in general, sources said.
WasSUP ? A rundown on Kerala's battle against single-use plastic
Enforcement of the ban on single-use plastic is yet to gain momentum.
Packing problem without single-use plastic
Packing food has emerged as a big headache following the Centre’s ban on single-use plastic, say industry stakeholders.
Paper stocks in focus as India bans single-use plastic
The state boards have further been directed to intensify inspections of industrial and commercial establishments for effective implementation of the ban.
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.
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.
Telangana doctor’s relentless fight against single-use plastic
A 69-year-old general physician from Karimnagar is fighting against the rampant menace of singleuse plastic (SUP).
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.
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.
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