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Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Pune: Conrad to replace plastic bottles in a week

February 07, 2020 7:20 am

The ban had made recycling mandatory and recently star properties have been advised to put up bottling plants to wean them away from plastic bottles.

Aaditya Thackeray urges administration to make Maharashtra single-use plastic free before May 1

February 05, 2020 9:56 am

In March 2018, Environment Department had banned the manufacturing, usage, transport and distribution of plastic carry bags, single-use disposable items, as well as plastic and thermocol for decoration purposes.

Pimpri-Chinchwad: Vegetable sellers, street vendors continue to use banned plastic bags

January 13, 2020 2:20 pm

Areas within Pimpri-Chinchwad seem to have gone easy on the use of the banned plastic items, with sellers in vegetable markets and street vendors increasingly seen using them.

The last straw

November 03, 2019 12:18 pm

Meet the tribe of Indians trying to live plastic-free and sustainably

Bangla Sahib Gurudwara bans use of all types of plastic items

October 08, 2019 2:14 pm

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.

Thinking of going plastic-free? Here are some places you can seek inspiration from

October 03, 2019 12:50 pm

Environment-friendly measures are being adopted by many institutions. Here's all you need to know.

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

October 03, 2019 9:11 am

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

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

October 03, 2019 10:48 am

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.

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

October 03, 2019 8:58 am

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

October 03, 2019 6:54 am

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.