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Maharashtra: BMC revives drive against single-use plastic; seizes 1,028 kg of banned items

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.

Pioneer in plastic fight, Sikkim town is set to introduce bamboo bottles

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.

Single-use plastic ban: BMC teams to begin inspections from today

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.

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.