PATNA: Thanks to the state government’s move to ban polythene carry bags anytime this month, thongas (paper bags) of different shapes and sizes have resurfaced in the city markets after a gap of ne
When the ban on plastic comes into force across Tamil Nadu from January, manufacture, sale and use of carry bags “irrespective of their thickness” will be a criminal offence.
The Environment Ministry is planning to make next year's Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad plastic-free in line with the country's commitment to eliminate single-use plastic, Union Minister Harsh Vardha
Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu, Pondy Plastic Manufacturers and Merchants Association on Sunday urged the state government to put on hold the move to ban single-use plastic from January next until the Cent
Teachers and students of DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, pay tribute to Mother Teresa and Sarvepalli Radhakrishanan on Wednesday and (below) a student performs at the event.
PATNA: The Patna high court has directed the Bihar government to formulate a law to ban the use of plastic bags across the state.
With news that companies like Starbucks, Hyatt and Marriott have agreed to ban plastic straws, it's a fitting time to consider the role of plastic in our daily lives.
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic and thermocol items, an official said.
Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming a thing of the past.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand uses "hundreds of millions" of single-use plastic bags each year, many of which end up harming marine life
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