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Maharashtra bans plastic bags, becomes 18th state to do so

Maharashtra bans plastic bags, becomes 18th state to do so

Maharashtra bans plastic bags, becomes 18th state to do so. The Maharashtra government has imposed a complete ban on plastic carry bags and thermocol cutlery, becoming the 18th state of the country to impose such ban. State’s Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam on Saturday said the use of plastic is the major cause of diseases, hence

30,000 kg of plastic bags seized in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 29, Following a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order banning plastic bags less than 50 micron in thickness in the national capital, 30,000 kg of plastic bags have been seized in the city, an official statement said. Also 1,650 challans have been issued and Rs 31.8 lakh has been collected as environmental compensation

Sri Lanka bans plastic after garbage crisis- Daily Post India

Sri Lanka bans plastic after garbage crisis

Sri Lanka banned plastic bags and other disposable products on Friday after the collapse of the island’s biggest dump led to a rubbish disposal crisis.Rotting garbage piled up in many parts of the capital after the giant rubbish tip collapsed in April, crushing dozens of homes and killing 32 people.Many blamed the haphazard use of

Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, UTs: Government

NEW DELHI; Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.“In the country, 17 states and UTs have imposed complete ban on manufacture, stock, sale and use of plastic carrybags, through directions or notifications and executive orders,” Environment Minister Harsh