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AIPMA demands one law for plastic waste management in country

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Blaming poor implementation of existing rules, the All India Plastic Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA) has demanded one law, on the lines of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), for plastic waste...

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Pepsi to introduce cola in glass bottles that don’t need to be returned

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 20, 2017

After shifting its focus to healthier products, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd has turned to a healthier option in packaging.

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Supreme Court rejects plea against Karnataka decision to ban plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2017

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea to stay operation of the Karnataka government's decision to ban manufacture, supply, sale and use of plastic carry bags and other products....

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P&G to Expand Beach Plastics Pilot Program

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2017

Procter & Gamble plans to expand the recyclable shampoo pilot program the company launched in June, though the company did not say what’s next on the program’s agenda. P&G announced that...

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Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, Union Territories: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.     

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Manage your plastic waste responsibly: Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2017

Amazon, Britannia Industries and Indo Nissin Foods are among many companies that have been directed to put in place a system to collect plastic generated by their products.

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PepsiCo, Danimer Scientific Partner on Biodegradable Resins

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 6, 2017

PepsiCo and biotechnology leader Danimer Scientific have teamed up to develop biodegradable film resins that will help the beverage giant meet its sustainable packaging goals....

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Envigreen develops environment friendly plastic product

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 3, 2017

In Ashwath Hegde’s 10th-floor office in the south-Indian city of Bengaluru, plastic has become a multi-sensory experience.

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Coca-Cola Supports Program to Get Customers to Return Used Plastic Bottles

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

Coca-Cola is supporting a plan to cut waste by charging consumers a small fee upfront that would be handed back if they return their bottles. The goal is to prevent litter and to cut down on...

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Adrian Grenier and Dell are teaming up to fight ocean plastics

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

U.S. technology giant Dell and Hollywood actor Adrian Grenier are making waves as they launch their global pilot program to turn the tide on ocean pollution. By pulling plastics out of the ocean...

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