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Corporates get responsible about plastic

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

It is not clear how sustainable the movement will prove, but if a Business Standard story on MNCs cutting plastic-use is anything to go by, there is a lot of room for optimism. While FMCG major HUL and its parent company, Unilever, are relying on changing the design and...

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Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi: India Likely To Ban Single-Use Plastic Products From Oct 2

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

To remove single-use plastics from cities and villages that are considered to be most polluted India the government is eyeing a blanket ban on single-use plastic products on October 2, 2019, which marks the150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Two officials under the...

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NGT asks govt to consider banning plastic campaign material

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2019

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Election Commission, the Centre and...

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Environment Ministry Asks States And UTs To Avoid Single-Use Plastic Material During 2019 Elections

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2019
In order to curb pollution during preparations for Lok Sabha elections, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has asked states and the Union Territories to avoid...
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Airports Authority of India bans single-use plastic items

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Monday imposed a ban on single-use plastic items at its 129 airports across the country. Single-use plastic items are used only once and then thrown in...

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High Court directs Bihar to ban plastic bags

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.

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BDA bans plastic from September

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2018

The development authority on Saturday took its first step towards enforcing ban...

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Plastic ban impact: Coke, Pepsi, Bisleri start printing buyback value on PET bottles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 20, 2018

Top beverage makers including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Bisleri have begun printing a buyback value on all PET (plastic) bottles sold in Maharashtra to comply with new regulations and help check...

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Uttar Pradesh government bans plastic under 50 micron from today

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2018

For the third time in past three years, Uttar Pradesh government has banned polythene and plastic from Sunday.

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Himachal Pradesh imposes complete ban on plastic polythene

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2018

 

The local traders have welcomed the Himachal Pradesh government's recent notification of banning the use and sale of thermocol...

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