To impose on-the-spot penalty for using plastic bags, the Delhi government is all set to approach the Cabinet for an amendment in the Delhi Degradable Plastic Bag and Garbage (Control) Act.

While there is a ban on the use or sale of plastic bags in the city

Nagercoil: The district administration has launched a web-site recently to create awareness among school and college students as well as the general public on the ban of plastic materials in the district.

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has initiated a drive against the use of plastic bags by seizing them from shops in its area. An awareness awareness campaign

New Delhi: To strictly implement the ban on use of plastic bags in New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas, the civic body has launched an awareness campaign under which its health department has started confiscating plastic bags from markets, residential areas, etc.

To ensure complete implementation of the ban on use of plastic bags in its area, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has launched an awareness drive.

Other than holding surprise checks, the Council has also begun a campaign called

LUCKNOW: The rampant use of plastic, especially the banned ones, in the form of carry bags, has once again waken up the department of urban development to sit up and take notice.

Faridabad: The Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF) has proposed to give a facelift to the biggest nullah here that passes through a long stretch of land before flowing into Yamuna river. The announcement regarding this was today made by the commissioner of the civic body, Mahtab Singh Sehrawat.

With the drive against plastic bags turning out to be all noise and no impact, the Delhi government is working on an amendment to the Delhi Act on Plastic Bags to give it more teeth.

New Delhi: If you thought one could easily get away with using plastic bags, think again. Ignoring the Delhi High Court

A Swedish entrepreneur is trying to market and sell a biodegradable plastic bag that acts as a single-use toilet for urban slums in the developing world.

Once used, the bag can be knotted and buried, and a layer of urea crystals breaks down the waste into fertilizer, killing off disease-producing pathogens found in feces.