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Monday, Sep 23, 2019
news about Plastic ban
Sep 20, 2019 04:16
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on August 15 to eliminate the use of these polluting items by 2022 has been widely welcomed, but banning a huge chunk of the informal economy could come with its own costs. read more
Sep 17, 2019 19:46
In an Independence Day speech on August 15, PM Narendra Modi urged people and government agencies to “take the first big step” on Oct. 2 towards freeing India of single-use plastic. read more
Aug 28, 2019 09:31
Addressing his monthly radio show ‘Mann ki baat’, the PM had urged people to kick start a new revolution against plastic from October 2, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This was a follow up to his appeal of a plastic-free India made during... read more
Aug 21, 2019 15:11
Environmentalists are also concerned that the pollution on Everest is affecting water sources down in the valley. read more
Jul 16, 2018 12:56
The group has collected 1,544 plastic bags through three collection drives which took place across three colleges in the city read more
Jul 16, 2018 11:56
With the demand for cloth bags on the rise, more convicts will be trained and employed; currently, around 2,200 convicts of the total 10,000 make 17,000 paper, cloth bags in state. read more
Jul 14, 2018 11:50
Thermocol, or polystyrene foam, can no longer be used for decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi, the court declared on Friday. read more
Jul 10, 2018 21:48
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik says ban on plastic will be imposed in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Berhampur and Sambalpur municipal corporations and Puri town from October 2 in the first phase. read more
Jul 10, 2018 10:27
The state has deferred implementation of the buyback scheme after manufacturers failed to submit their plans for collecting and recycling bottles. read more
Jul 09, 2018 13:48
The arguments against banning plastic are similar to those made in other countries that have introduced bans of some kind on production and use of plastic products. read more
Jul 07, 2018 12:52
State pollution board says 265 units voluntarily shut business, while 90 others have been issued closure notices. read more
Jun 29, 2018 08:31
Tetra packaging is used for packaging various beverages and semi-liquid food items, while multi-layer packaging is used for packing chips, biscuits, etc. read more
Jun 28, 2018 10:59
Mumbaiites step out for grocery shopping with cloth bags and steel utensils. read more
Jun 27, 2018 16:46
In an article in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ on Wednesday, the Sena leader said the next focus would be on prohibiting the use of plastic microbeads. read more
Jun 27, 2018 12:40
State environment minister Ramdas Kadam said he has asked these organisations to approach the empowered committee.  read more