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Oct 03, 2019
Five things to know about the plastic consumption, waste and recycling in IndiaIndia's per capita plastic consumption is 11 kilogrammes as compared to 109 kilogrammes that the USA consumes.
Aug 29, 2019
India to outlaw six categories of single-use plastic products on 2 OctoberPenalties for violations will likely take effect after an initial 6-month period for people to adopt alternatives.
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.
Jun 29, 2018
Maharashtra's plastic ban a 'bold initiative' that needs phase-wise implementation, subsidised alternatives for successOn 23 March, 2018, the Maharashtra government issued a notification imposing a statewide ban on plastic products. The ban is on the manufacture, use, transport, distribution, wholesale and retail sale and storage and import of plastic bags (both with and without a handle) and single-use disposable dishes, cups, plates and glasses, plastic packaging to wrap or store products, and thermocol containers and decoratives.