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Jun 26, 2019
A year after plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 3.47 crore as fine, lodges 489 FIRs; activists term move a farceA year after the Maharashtra government enforced a state-wide plastic ban, civic officials in Mumbai have collected Rs 3.47 crore as fine from offenders besides lodging 489 FIRs against them in the metropolis
Oct 01, 2018
MPCB to take action against manufacturers violating plastic ban in Maharashtra as deadline to create buy-back mechanism endsThe direction comes as the deadline for creating a buy-back mechanism for collection of plastic used by retailers as well as in multi-layered and tetra packaging ends on Sunday. Officials said E Ravendiran, Member Secretary of MPCB, held a meeting on Saturday and interacted with department officials across the state through video conferencing. "It was to review the implementation of the plastic ban. We have instructed them to take action against all the violators," said the official.
Sep 01, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: BMC seizes 17,084 kg plastic, collects Rs 97.75 lakh as fine between till 31 AugustThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 17,084 kg plastic and collected Rs 97,75,000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in Maharashtra.
Aug 03, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: Railways, metro, airport authorised to initiate action, govt tells Bombay HC"Any officer nominated by the railways, metro, Maharashtra Maritime Board and airport authorities is also authorised to initiate action under the notification," the affidavit by state environment department said.
Jul 23, 2018
Celebrity chef Ranveer Brar on crimes against food, the keto diet, and the evolution of Indian fusion dishesIn the times of increasing crimes against food, Firstpost got Food Detective Ranveer Brar to get to the bottom of the curious cases like superfoods, fusion foods and the keto diet.
Jul 20, 2018
Mumbai realises gravity of plastic menace during monsoon, says BMC; for ban to succeed, civic body needs to ensure people accept lawThe plastic ban undoubtedly has promise, and effective waste management, disposal and recycling can take us a step closer to bringing down pollution levels.
Jul 09, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: Govt introduces India's first buyback scheme for bottlesE-commerce firms will have to come up with a buyback plan to collect packaging material within 3 months.
Jul 07, 2018
Railways awaits Maharashtra govt response to implement ban on plastic items, penalise violatorsThe railway authorities had sought to know the list of banned plastic items and detailed guidelines about implementing the ban from the Maharashtra govt.
Jul 02, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: Retailers get three months' relief after packaging norms eased but no respite for industriesGeneral stores and grocery stores, which sell loose products like oil, rice, sugar, in retail packaging, will benefit from the relaxations introduced in the Maharashtra plastic ban.
Jul 02, 2018
Amid 'Make in India', Maharashtra plastic ban will wipe out businesses and scores of jobs: ManufacturersMaharashtra has spent money to propagate its 'say no to plastic' campaign but has hardly spent any man-hours to devise solutions, particularly for waste management.