March 03, 2020 2:16 am
The government had banned the use of disposable plastic, including plastic bags, cups, spoons, plates and tiffin containers, among others, in March 2018. It gave three months to users, retailers and manufacturers to get rid of such items, after which a ban came into effect on June 23.
March 01, 2020 8:11 am
The bamboo water bottles have been ordered from Assam through Sikkim Rajya Sabha MP Hishey Lachungpa. Sikkim was the first state in the country to take steps against the use of plastic, bringing in restrictive measures as far back as 1998.
March 01, 2020 1:51 am
The government had banned the use of disposable plastic, including plastic bags, cups, spoons, plates and tiffin containers among others, in March 2018.
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.
November 03, 2019 12:18 pm
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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.