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Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic items

The decision has been taken as part of programmes to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), said.

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Plastic-Mukt Chandigarh: Impact to a considerable extent, but for traders problems aplenty

At the grain market in Sector 26, certain vendors continue to use polythene. Some, however, have taken cognizance of the ban and started giving fruits and vegetables in carry bags made out of newspapers.

Panchkula MC holds campaign to reduce usage of single-use plastic

The District Administration also collected single use plastic from the rural areas of the district and handed them over to MC Panchkula.

550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak: Punjab govt, PPCB launch campaign against single-use plastic in Sultanpur Lodhi

They aim to make Sultanpur Lodhi the first city of Punjab to be free of single-use plastic.

Minister says single-use plastic ban in monuments

The Minister, however, did not specify when the ban would come into force. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had first called for a ban on single-use plastic during his Independence Day speech this year.


Chandigarh bans single-use plastic

An event “Plastic-mukt Chandigarh” will also be launched on Wednesday from the Capitol Complex. Also, a couple of events are planned for the day. UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore will release a brochure on items that are banned.

Delhi govt to launch anti-plastic drive

Urban local bodies and district magistrates are already carrying out extensive activities against plastic under the Centre’s “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign since September 11, under which nearly 550 MT (metric tons) of plastic waste have been collected, as per official data.

Odisha bans single-use plastic in all urban areas from Oct 2

Earlier on Gandhi Jayanti in 2018, the state had imposed a ban on plastic usage in six major cities -Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela, Sambalpur and Puri.

Chandigarh Administration bans single-use plastic

As per the notification, no person including a shopkeeper, vendor, whole seller or retailer, trader, hawker or rehriwala etc will manufacture, store, import, sell, transport, supply or use following plastic/thermocol/styrofoam items