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.
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.
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.
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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.
October 03, 2019 12:50 pm
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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.
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.
October 03, 2019 8:58 am
They aim to make Sultanpur Lodhi the first city of Punjab to be free of single-use plastic.
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.