single use plastic

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

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.

published on : 21st September 2022

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.

published on : 15th September 2022

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”.

published on : 27th July 2022

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.

published on : 26th 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

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.

published on : 18th July 2022

Trade plastic waste for school supplies from Licypriya Kangujam's shop at Delhi University

A child prodigy, Licypriya wanted her campaign to evoke the right crowd, hence she decided on setting up shop at the University of Delhi.

published on : 13th July 2022

WasSUP ? A rundown on Kerala's battle against single-use plastic

Enforcement of the ban on single-use plastic is yet to gain momentum.

published on : 13th July 2022

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.

published on : 13th July 2022

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.

published on : 12th 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

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).

published on : 10th 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

Violate plastic ban, face the music: Vijayawada Municipal Corporation

VMC, which relaxed norms in March 2020 due to pandemic, decides to strictly enforce ban

published on : 4th 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
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