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Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 4 (ANI): Meerut Municipal Commissioner Manish Bansal said that notices will be sent to marriage halls and meetings will be held with the hall owners over the usage of single-use plastic, which is banned in Uttar Pradesh, in their premises.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 5 (ANI): In its bid to protect the environment, the Greater Chennai Corporation has recently launched a campaign to make people avoid single-use plastics, and instead, carry alternate bags for groceries.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): The Central Government on Friday notified Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021, prohibiting identified single-use plastic items. This amended rule will curtail the adverse impacts of littered plastic on both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Cochin (Kerala) [India], July 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): A recent study by Oceana, a global organization focused on ocean conservation, found that around 34 billion single use plastic bottles generated by the soft drinks industry are discarded in the ocean every year.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 16 (ANI): With the aim of reducing single-use plastic, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), in collaboration with Acharya Nagarjuna University and Ecolastic Private Limited, launched environmentally safe packaging products made from natura
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 7 (ANI): E-commerce marketplace Flipkart said on Wednesday it has eliminated all single-use plastic packaging used across fulfillment centres in India, delivering on its public commitment to move to plastic-free packaging by 2021.
Brussels [Belgium], July 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The EU's ban on certain single-use plastic products, including plates, cutlery, food containers and cotton buds, entered into force on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Saturday carried out a campaign 'Plan the Ban' in the Najafgarh zone against the use of plastic bags on the occasion of International Plastic Bag Free Day.
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Saturday declared that the Select City Walk, DLF Avenue Saket and MGF malls in Saket area, Ambience, DLF Promenade, and DLF Emporia malls in Vasant Kunj as 'Single-use plastic free' on the occasion of Internati
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Thursday said that it will declare 20 markets as single-use plastic-free in its jurisdiction.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a clarion call to phase out single-use plastics by 2022, and the government has taken effective measures to manage plastic w
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): KONE Elevator India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Finland-based KONE Corporation, and a leading Elevator and Escalator supplier in India has initiated a campaign to sensitize people on key environmental issues. The first leg of the campaign has