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Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
India banned several single-use plastics starting July 2022.
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Used face masks, supermarket bags, and food packaging all hold an abundance of potentially usable raw materials. Yet, producing more of these single-use plastics has proven to be considerably less expensive than recovering and recycling them.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
GVMC commissioner P Raja Babu received the Wonder Book of Records on behalf of the GVMC for its campaign named 'Big Promise' which involved over 2 lakh school students of the city. The students were asked to educate their parents about using alternate environment-friendly materials and shunn
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The central government currently has no proposal under consideration to expand the scope of the ban on single-use plastics.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 27 (ANI): Minister of State Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Tuesday, inaugurated a conference of startups and innovators working on eco-alternatives for banned single-use plastics and air quality management in Chennai.
New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): With a focus to move from single-use plastics to natural fibres, such as coir, bagasse, rice and wheat bran, and to promote startup ecosystem in the country, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav virtually inaugurated Natio
Updated : 8 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): With the ban on select single-use plastic items from this month, India has set a global example in the fight against plastic pollution.
New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday wrote to Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav and appealed to open more testing laboratories for alternatives to single-use plastics.
New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Indian stocks in the paper and paper products manufacturing business have outperformed the overall broader market indices in 2022 in line with the country's move to phase out several single-use plastics to reduce plastic pollution.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
Puri (Odisha) [India], July 1 (ANI): Soon after the Central government banned the single-use plastic, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday appealed to people to avoid using it during the Jagannath Rath Yatra urging the citizens to turn the move into a "mass movement".
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): In yet another significant step to reduce the menace of plastic pollution, the Centre has issued guidelines to states asking them to ban the use of select single-use plastics effective from July 1, 2022.
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The ban on select single-use plastics by the Centre in order to reduce plastic wastage comes into effect from today.