MAUD Dept to execute ban on plastic less than 120 microns thick from July 1, 2022
The civic authorities of both Nellore and Kavali have organised awareness sessions for traders and vendors over ban on carry bags in 2019.
The Union Ministry for Environment has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags with thickness below 75 microns from October.
The Union Environment Ministry has issued strict orders banning plastic carry bags below 75 microns from next month.
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.
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.
The submission was made by Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati before a bench comprising Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Aniruddha Bose.
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.
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.
After two years of research, Ernakulam-based entrepreneur Vinayakumar Balakrishnan created ‘Thooshan’, edible cutlery that can tastefully replace single-use plastic
Following Covid protocol at polling booths, hand sanitisers and single-use plastic gloves were distributed to voters.