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Delhi Plastic Ban: South Delhi Seizes 3,800 Kilograms Of Plastic Bags In 10 Days
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Delhi Plastic Ban: South Delhi Seizes 3,800 Kilograms Of Plastic Bags In 10 Days

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation has seized around 3,800 kilograms of polythene bags in the last 10 days and imposed penalties worth over Rs 8 lakh ...
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Cigarette Butts Among 12 Plastic Items That Could Be Banned By Centre
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Cigarette Butts Among 12 Plastic Items That Could Be Banned By Centre

Plastic Ban: The central government has expressed its intention to completely ban single-use plastic but has not come up with a timeline to enforce it ...
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"Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner": Ram Vilas Paswan
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“Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner”: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Union minister allayed fears of job loss due to a potential ban on single-use plastic, saying that "new alternatives to plastic will create new employment opportunities" ...
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Wooden Or Steel Cutlery To Replace Plastic And Other Such Solutions To Cut Down Waste Is What This Bengaluru Start-up Does
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Wooden Or Steel Cutlery To Replace Plastic And Other Such Solutions To Cut Down Waste Is What This Bengaluru Start-up Does

Open dumping of garbage, waste burning at Banashankri in Bengaluru and lack of steps being taken by the municipal corporation prompted Shwetha Parshi and Naveen Gowda to introduce eco-friendly alternatives to plastic ...
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Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles
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Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has issued directions to his departments to come up with alternatives to plastic water bottles and has also called a meet of representatives from various manufacturing units and suppliers of plastic bottles for a brainstorming session ...
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Actor Aamir Khan Backs Prime Minister Modi's Move To Ban Single-Use Plastic
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Prime Minister Thanks Actor Aamir Khan For Backing The Move To Ban Single-Use Plastic

In his recent radio address 'Mann Ki Baat', aired on August 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for launching a new mass movement against single-use plastic from October 2 ...
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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex
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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex

To support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making the country plastic-free, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of single-use plastics from their campus ...
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Bengaluru Mayor Pays Fine For Using Banned Plastic For Wrapping Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's Gift
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Bengaluru Mayor Pays Fine For Using Banned Plastic For Wrapping Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s Gift

Bengaluru Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun had to pay a fine of Rs. 500 after her photo of presenting a gift wrapped in plastic to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa vent viral on the social media ...
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Plastic Ban: Eighteen States Have Completely Banned Plastic Bags, CPCB Informs NGT
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Plastic Ban: 18 States Have Completely Banned Plastic Bags, Central Pollution Control Board Informs National Green Tribunal

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has recommended that all the State Pollution Control Board should take measures like ensuring shutdown of unregistered plastic manufacturing and recycling units and banning operation of plastic producing units in residential areas ...
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half
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Plastic Ban: With Its Intensive Crackdown On Plastics, Maharashtra Reduced Plastic Waste Generation To Half

According to Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Rs. 4.1 crore have been collected till now as fine from the offenders of the state-wide plastic ban out which Rs. 3.4 crore were collected from the capital city of Mumbai alone ...
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Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized
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Ban On Plastic Carry Bags Goes For A Toss In Punjab, 75,000 Kg Of Plastic Seized

Under the provision of Punjab Plastic Carry Bags (Manufacture, Usage and Disposal) Control Act, 2005, the state government had banned the use of plastic carry bags in February 2016 ...
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018 ...
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