Single Use Plastic

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

After Nellore and Kavali, Gudur Municipality bans plastic

The civic authorities of both Nellore and Kavali have organised awareness sessions for traders and vendors over ban on carry bags in 2019. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Corp to launch campaign to curb single-use plastic

The Union Ministry for Environment has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags with thickness below 75 microns from October.

published on : 17th September 2021

Efforts to curb plastic use fizzle out

The Union Environment Ministry has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags below 75 microns from next month.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Chennai Corporation begins drive to seize single-use plastic products in shops

The City Corporation on Saturday began a drive to seize single-use plastic products and impose penalties on shops that use plastic covers and wrappers.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Chennai corporation fines Indigo Airlines Rs 25,000 for giving single-use plastic to flyers

Deputy Commissioner of Health Dr. Manish Narnaware said he found that the airline was giving single-use plastic envelopes and got them tested with TNPCB.

published on : 19th August 2021

Draft notification on banning plastic of less-than-100-micron thickness issued: Centre to SC

The submission was made by Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati before a bench comprising Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Aniruddha Bose.

published on : 15th August 2021

Manufacture, sale, and use of single-use plastic items banned from July 1, 2022: Centre

The thickness of plastic carry bags will be increased from 50 microns to 75 microns from September 30, 2021, and to 120 microns from December 31, 2022, according to the notification dated August 12.

published on : 13th August 2021

Rise in plastic consumption raises pollution concerns in Odisha's Sambalpur

With increased demand for home deliveries during the second wave and no recycling or disposal system in place, the city is witnessing mounds of single-use plastic products.

published on : 24th June 2021

Wheat beats plastic: Ernakulam native comes up with ‘edible’, eco-friendly cutlery

After two years of research, Ernakulam-based entrepreneur Vinayakumar Balakrishnan created ‘Thooshan’, edible cutlery that can tastefully replace single-use plastic

published on : 1st June 2021

Post-poll, huge piles of single-use plastic gloves to pose a headache

Following Covid protocol at polling booths, hand sanitisers and single-use plastic gloves were distributed to voters.

published on : 7th April 2021