Zero Waste Scotland has launched a Carrier Bag Commitment scheme which will see retailers across the country donate proceeds from the 5p carrier bag charge to charitable causes.

California grocers, who may realize as much as $1 billion in new revenue from a 10-cent fee on paper bags, are teaming up with environmentalists in a push to make their state the first to prohibit

Government plans for a 5p charge on single-use plastic bags, intended to discourage their use, have been sharply criticised by MPs for not going far enough.

A campaign has been launched to make the Chitwan National Park (CNP) a plastic bags free zone.

The Lahan Municipality is to ban the use of plastic bags at town area. The municipality is known as the main business hub in the Sagarmatha zone.

MARGAO: Will the Town and Country Planning department, Margao Municipal Council and Fomento answer the people of Margao why the proposed landfill site at Sonsodo waste treatment plant has not seen

A prime factor for the pollution of Cauvery river during its course in Trichy has been identified as plastic refuse.

The High Court on Sunday asked the authorities to explain in four weeks why marketing and distribution of drinking water, soft drinks, beverages, medicines and other food products in plastic bott

The High Court has issued a rule seeking explanation as to why authorities should be directed to stop manufacture, use and re-use of plastic bottles.

The Nalbari district administration has imposed a ban on the use of polythene bags and plastic carry bags in the district from Tuesday considering the adverse effect of such items on the environmen