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Centre notifies guidelines on plastic packaging

Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav took to social media to announce the notification of the new Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022, late on Thursday night
Plastic manufacturers say there could be some disruption in meeting the timelines. (AFP)
Plastic manufacturers say there could be some disruption in meeting the timelines. (AFP)
Updated on Feb 19, 2022 04:54 AM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India to join France in starting initiative against single-use plastics: PM Modi

The One Ocean Summit is being held as part of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for organising the three-day event at Brest in France, describing it in his virtual address as an “important global initiative for oceans”. (ANI PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for organising the three-day event at Brest in France, describing it in his virtual address as an “important global initiative for oceans”. (ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 12, 2022 04:12 AM IST
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Delhi govt plans to phase out single-use plastic in 2022

Senior environment department officials involved in framing the policy said the document will be shared with all government departments “within the next fortnight” for suggestions and comments before being tabled in the cabinet meeting.
According to the policy, the first phase was to be implemented on January 1. However, that seems unlikely since the policy is yet to be approved by the Cabinet. (HT Archive)
According to the policy, the first phase was to be implemented on January 1. However, that seems unlikely since the policy is yet to be approved by the Cabinet. (HT Archive)
Published on Dec 28, 2021 11:30 PM IST
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HT and National Museum of Natural History essay contest: Spotlight on single-use plastic and saving water

Students expressed their views on two major problems faced by India at the competition
Pupils participate in the contest on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT)
Pupils participate in the contest on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT)
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 03:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Meat vendor in Arunachal Pradesh replaces plastic bags with leaves, impresses Kiren Rijiju

PM Modi has called for freeing the country of single-use plastic items by 2022.
A video posted by Kiren Rijiju on Twitter shows the meat vendor using leaves to pack items instead of using plastic.(Twitter/Kiren Rijiju)
A video posted by Kiren Rijiju on Twitter shows the meat vendor using leaves to pack items instead of using plastic.(Twitter/Kiren Rijiju)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 01:27 PM IST
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