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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy ...
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Two brothers from Chennai aim to distribute one lakh cloth bags to vendors by January 26
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Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban: These Chennai Brothers Are On A Mission To Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free To Vendors

Teenagers Jai and Preet Aswani from Chennai aim to make one lakh cloth bags from old bedsheets and pillow covers to replace plastic carry bags, post plastic ban in Tamil Nadu ...
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A ban on single use plastic items was enforced in Tamil Nadu from January 1, 2019
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#CarryYourOwnBag: Tamil Nadu IAS Officer Is Challenging People To Go Eco-Friendly And Support Plastic Ban

In a bid to draw the tech-savvy generation’s attention to the plastic ban of Tamil Nadu in Thoothukudi, an IAS officer has started a social media challenge asking people to share pictures of their cloth bags and nominate their friends to do the same ...
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A total of 15 tonnes of plastic has been collected by the Madurai Municipal Corporation since the plastic collection drive began
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Plastic Ban: Madurai Kickstarts 2019 On An Eco-Friendly Note, Citizens Exchange Plastic With Cloth Bags

Madurai Municipal Corporation has organised an exchange drive for 15 days starting from December 31, 2018 where thousands of citizens are depositing their plastic items and receiving cloth bags in return ...
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India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually
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Plastic Bans In Five States, Here’s How India Fared In Fighting Plastic Pollution In 2018

India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and it aims to eliminate single-use plastic items by 2022. Here’s a look at steps taken by some of the states in 2018 to fight against plastic pollution ...
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Bihar becomes the 26th state in the country to impose ban on a plastic item
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Bihar Bans Plastic Bag: Here’s All You Need To Know

From December 23, the Bihar government imposes a complete ban on the manufacture, store, import, transport, sale and use of plastic carry bags in the state ...
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Maharashtra imposed a ban on single-use plastic items on June 23
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State To Distribute 35 Lakh Cloth Bags Among Students

Maharashtra state environment minister Ramdas Kadam said children are the carriers of change and through the cloth bags they can promote the plastic ban at home ...
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Tirupati Temple To Ban Plastic From November 1

After plastic was banned in Tirupati town on October 1, a plastic ban will now be implemented in the Tirupati Balaji temple from November 1 onwards ...
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On June 23, the Maharashtra government had imposed a state-wide ban on single use plastic items
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Religious Trusts In The State To Face The Heat If Found Using Plastic

State Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said if banned plastic is found inside the premises of prayer places including temples, mosques, churches and gurudwaras, an action will be taken against them ...
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Plastic Ban: Shop Licence Cancellation Proposed For Possessing Banned Plastic, Says Maharashtra Minister
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Plastic Ban: Shop Licence Cancellation Proposed For Possessing Banned Plastic, Says Maharashtra Minister

The Maharashtra government has succeeded up to 60 per cent in imposing plastic ban across the state and wants to make the it more stringent by cancelling shop licences if such material is found there, informed the state Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam ...
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Let's Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
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Let’s Make Bihar Open Defecation Free Before October 2, 2019: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

In a bid to make Bihar open defecation free by October 2, 2019, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar urged citizens to contribute in the cleanliness campaign ...
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Plastic Ban: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board To Act Against Plastic Manufacturers Violating Ban
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Plastic Ban: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board To Act Against Plastic Manufacturers Violating Ban

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board said retailers are to print the manufacturers name, type and buy-back price on the plastic used by them and are expected to put in place a mechanism for collection of plastic ...
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