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Maharashtra plastic ban: Two days ahead of implementation, people aware of prohibition but not how to deal with it
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Maharashtra plastic ban: Two days ahead of implementation, people aware of prohibition but not how to deal with it

Implementation of plastic ban in Maharashtra will begin on 23 June, but it is business as usual for local shopkeepers and eateries-owners across the state.

Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis
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Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis

A study by an international NGO has revealed that packaging of branded edible items is responsible for generating a huge chunk of non-recyclable plastic waste in the country.

Special task force formed to curb plastic use, Maharashtra government tells Bombay High Court
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Special task force formed to curb plastic use, Maharashtra government tells Bombay High Court

The Maharashtra government on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it has formed a special task force comprising plastic manufacturers' associations, experts and government officials to come up with a solution to put an end to plastic use in the state.

World Environment Day 2018: Management and segregation is way forward, not ban on plastic
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World Environment Day 2018: Management and segregation is way forward, not ban on plastic

As long as the cost of plastic remains negligible and the cost of segregating and managing it is burdensome, no plastic ban will have any bite

Tamil Nadu government announces ban on plastic items, including non-biodegradable bags, from January 2019
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Tamil Nadu government announces ban on plastic items, including non-biodegradable bags, from January 2019

Tamil Nadu government announced banning use of plastic items, including non-biodegradable bags, from January 2019 in the interest of the environment.

Bar students from using plastic covers for notebooks: Delhi government tells schools following plastic ban order
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Bar students from using plastic covers for notebooks: Delhi government tells schools following plastic ban order

The Delhi government has directed all schools in the national capital to restrict students from using plastic covers for their notebooks or books.

Despite plastic ban in 25 states, 600 truckloads of polythene carry bags discarded every day
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Despite plastic ban in 25 states, 600 truckloads of polythene carry bags discarded every day

Twenty-five Indian states/Union territories now have some form of ban on polythene carry bags, but the implementation is often lax.

Milind Deora column: Maharashtra's plastic ban is just the beginning, more needs to be done for environment
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Milind Deora column: Maharashtra's plastic ban is just the beginning, more needs to be done for environment

While plastic is immensely useful in certain industries, it is equally wasteful and damaging in others.

Bombay High Court declines to stay plastic ban in Maharashtra, holds prosecution of citizens with plastic material for three months
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Bombay High Court declines to stay plastic ban in Maharashtra, holds prosecution of citizens with plastic material for three months

The Bombay High Court declined today to stay the implementation of the Maharashtra government's decision to ban plastic materials.

Maharashtra govt lifts ban on small-size plastic bottles, extends deadline for manufacturers, sellers
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Maharashtra govt lifts ban on small-size plastic bottles, extends deadline for manufacturers, sellers

The Maharashtra government has lifted the ban on small-size plastic bottles, and extended the deadline for manufacturers and sellers for disposal or recycling of banned plastic items.

Maharashtra plastic ban: Govt seems determined to implement 18 March order, here's all you need to know
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Maharashtra plastic ban: Govt seems determined to implement 18 March order, here's all you need to know

The Maharashtra government's decision to ban "manufacture, sale, use, distribution and storage" of several plastic goods and materials has attracted much attention with aggrieved industries terming it as an arbitrary step while environmentalists championing it as a much-needed effort to curb generation of plastic waste

Devendra Fadnavis rejects demands to revoke Maharashtra plastic ban, says govt willing to address manufacturers' concerns
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Devendra Fadnavis rejects demands to revoke Maharashtra plastic ban, says govt willing to address manufacturers' concerns

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis rejected the demand for revoking the ban on plastic items, which came into effect from 18 March.

NGT bans use of plastic bags of less than 50 microns in Delhi; violation will attract Rs 5,000 fine
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NGT bans use of plastic bags of less than 50 microns in Delhi; violation will attract Rs 5,000 fine

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed an interim ban on sale and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags which are less than 50 microns and violators would have to pay a hefty fine of Rs 5,000.

Plastic grocery bags banned in Los Angeles
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Plastic grocery bags banned in Los Angeles

Los Angeles became the biggest city in the US to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores following a city council vote on Tuesday.

High court refuses to stay blanket ban on plastics in Delhi
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High court refuses to stay blanket ban on plastics in Delhi

A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw declined the submission made by plastic manufactures.

Manufacturers move HC challenging plastic ban
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Manufacturers move HC challenging plastic ban

A plastic manufacturers' association today approached the Delhi High Court challenging the city government’s notification imposing a blanket ban on plastic bags in the capital.