Opposing the ban on packaged plastic water bottles, announced by the State of Maharashtra, experts from the city have expressed concerns on the availability of viable alternative solutions.

Collector slaps ban on use of polythene articles on the campus

Scientists have found plastic in the stomachs of animals living more than 10 kilometres below the ocean surface in the deepest places on Earth.

The Kharar Municipal Council today gave another five days (till November 20) to local traders to dispose of their polythene stocks.

The Supreme Court has admitted an appeal by Canara Plastic Manufacturers’ and Traders’ Association (CPMTA) against the order of the National Green Tribunal, Southern Region, Chennai, that had uphel

NGT directs govt to take active steps in implementing the ban on plastic

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea to stay operation of the Karnataka government's decision to ban manufacture, supply, sale and use of plastic carry bags and other products.

The Municipal Council (MC), Kharar, today decided to impose a complete ban on the usage, sale and storage of all types of polythene bags within the municipal limits with effect from November 15.

Joining hands to embrace the change, the blanket ban call on ploythene bags which had created much hue and cry in the past is slowly gathering acceptance by the residents of the capital city all.

“The environment department is reviewing the implementation of the NGT directions of August 10, 2017,” said a government statement.