“The estate officer and health officer have been instructed to conduct meetings with hoteliers, shop keepers etc. immediately.

State had given a deadline to manufacturers to come up with a buy-back mechanism.

CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.

Nashik: Municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe has ordered the traders doing business near the Kalika temple in Mumbai Naka area to refrain from using plastic.

Calling India's commitment to beat plastic pollution "doable", UN environment chief Erik Solheim said Wednesday there is enormous energy from its states to fulfil its promise to eliminate single-us

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and the Punjab Plastic Waste Management Society (PPWMS) on Tuesday launched a five-year programme for effectively managing post-consumer multi-layered pack

BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will form an enforcement squad to keep an eye on manufacturers and traders of plastic carry-bags from Tuesday - the day the state government

An MPCB official said retailers are expected to print the manufacturers’ name, type of plastic and buy-back price on all plastic packaging used by them.

Over three years after ban on the use of polythene bags, its rampant use continues across the city.

As the use of plastic bag resurfaces, the Maharashtra Environment Department has decided to take strict actions against those carrying banned plastic from October 1.

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