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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya Dubey (Minor) Vs Amazon Retail India Private Limited & Others dated 10/09/2020.

The applications seeks enforcement of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’ under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. One of the petition seeks enforcement of the liability against Amazon and Flipkart using excessive plastic packaging material without meeting statutory liability.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Jain Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/09/2020.

The issue for consideration was the remedial action against cheap waste paper and the road sweep waste import for firing of brick kilns. According to the applicant, 900,000 tons of waste is imported which is hazardous.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/09/2020.

Issue for consideration is restriction on use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages used for packaging of carbonated soft drink and liquor as well as other items, in view of the adverse impact on the environment and health.

Affidavit on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in the matter of Avani Mishra Vs Union of India & Others. The case related to single use plastic waste.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/07/2020 regarding restriction on use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages used for packaging of carbonated soft drink and liquor as well as other items, in view of the adverse impact on the environment and health.

This report presents a first-of-its-kind model of the global plastics system. It is an evidence-based road map that describes how to radically reduce ocean plastic pollution by 2040 and shows there is a comprehensive, integrated, and economically attractive pathway to greatly reduce plastic waste entering our ocean.

The attention on plastic pollution has intensified in recent years among national governments and the global community.

Report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the matter of Avani Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/06/2020 on the unchecked use of plastic pens having adverse impact on the environment. It has been observed that 1600 to 2400 million pieces are brought to the market every year and 91% of plastic waste so generated was not recycled and the Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) was not being fully enforced.

Marine plastic pollution has increasingly been a concerning issue around the globe as the initial impact of marine plastic pollution is gradually emerging. But, where does plastic originate?

In this brief, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) provides good examples of how countries have already translated these into national law, boosting repair and designing products that are meant to last longer.

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