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SINGLE USE PLASTIC NEWS

SDMC directs eateries in South Delhi malls to avoid single-use plastic

March 07, 2022 10:50 am

A senior SDMC official said the step has been taken as part of efforts towards achieving a complete ban on single-use plastic.

Britain seeks ban of single use plastic plates and cutlery in England

November 20, 2021 1:42 pm

The UK government also launched a separate call for evidence to address other sources of plastic pollution, such as wet wipes, tobacco filters, sachets and other single-use cups.

Single-use plastic banned in South Delhi markets

July 14, 2021 7:32 pm

The civic body has prohibited the use of single-use plastic items such as bottles, cups, glasses, and polythene bags and plastic items with thickness less than 50 microns due to environmental concerns.

Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

January 02, 2021 5:47 pm

One of the world's biggest cities has prohibited the use of single-use plastic materials including plastic forks, straws and cups. Mexico's capital is striving to revamp its image as an eco-friendly, sustainable city.

Reliance launching new road project to counter plastics pushback in India

January 29, 2020 11:16 am

Reliance Industries will seek to work with India's highway authority and individual states to potentially supply a plastics-infused mix to make some of the thousands of kilometres of roads

Masaba Gupta's latest anti-plastic collection is both dress and bag; take a look

January 23, 2020 1:59 pm

The initiative is supported by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), as Masaba Gupta announced on Instagram.

Guidelines on plastic management ready, to be rolled out in six months: Govt

December 05, 2019 2:02 am

Under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, it is mandatory for companies to ensure that their plastic does not reach landfills or end up on streets.

25,000 tonnes of plastic waste generated everyday in India, 40 per cent uncollected: Govt

November 22, 2019 10:45 pm

"Due to its durability, strength, inert behaviour and low cost, plastic emerged as one of the most reliable packaging material for the industries. As an outcome, the increase in demand for plastic has indirectly resulted into the challenge of plastic waste management," Javadekar said.

The last straw

November 03, 2019 12:18 pm

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

Use of single-use plastic needs to be minimised, but the larger problem also needs to be attended to

October 30, 2019 10:03 am

Single-use plastic is only part of what is truly a massive challenge, and that is the management of all kinds of plastic waste.

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