plastic ban

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

Action plan to enforce ban on plastic in Capital

The corporation council has come up with an action plan for the complete eradication of plastic use in city.

published on : 6th October 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

Uttarakhand: NGO recycles 6,772 MT of plastic waste in Dehradun in three years

The NGO, Indian Pollution Control Association, has been working in the domain of plastic waste management in 30 states and Union Territories for the last 20 years.

published on : 10th August 2021

Opposition to corner Fadnavis government on Nanar refinery, farm loan waiver at Maharashtra Assembly's monsoon session

The opposition Congress and NCP have been critical of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project, and are planning to corner the government over it during the session, which will conclude on July 20.

published on : 1st July 2018

Maharashtra relaxes plastic ban for retailers

The relaxation granted to small retailers is on the lines of a similar exception already available for branded products.

published on : 28th June 2018

Raj Thackeray questions haste over plastic ban and silence of Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Thackeray referred to the fine amount “as an attempt to collect election funds from plastic manufacturers.

published on : 26th June 2018

Maharashtra traders unhappy with plastic ban; Mumbai civic body collects Rs 2.95 lakh fine

The BMC inspected over 8,000 shops in the city since the statewide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry-bags and thermocol, came into effect on June 23.

published on : 26th June 2018

Retailers, vendors feel the heat of single-use plastic ban in Maharashtra

Several companies that deal in home delivery of food through apps and websites are feeling the pinch due to the ban as single-use plastic carry bags are largely used in this emerging sector.

published on : 24th June 2018

Maharashtra plastic ban: 72 fined, Rs 3.6 lakh collected in Nashik

Nashik Municipal Corporation stated that various civic teams fanned out across the six municipal divisions of the city and fined violators as per the provisions of the plastic ban notification.

published on : 23rd June 2018
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