Village Market will ban the use and distribution of plastic bags by tenants one month ahead of the nationwide Government deadline.

ROURKELA: The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has banned sale of commodities in plastic bags below thickness of 50 microns in its market complexes here.

Jaipur: The first windmills of Jaisalmer came up in 2001. Since then, the desert has become among the largest windfarms in the world.

Madhya Pradesh has banned production, storage, transport, sale and use of polythene bags.

Porvorim: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday announced the government's plans to amend the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act 1996 to ban the use of plastic bags by vendors in Go

US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.

Plastics have outgrown most man-made materials and have long been under environmental scrutiny. However, robust global information, particularly about their end-of-life fate, is lacking. By identifying and synthesizing dispersed data on production, use, and end-of-life management of polymer resins, synthetic fibers, and additives, we present the first global analysis of all mass-produced plastics ever manufactured. We estimate that 8300 million metric tons (Mt) as of virgin plastics have been produced to date.

While banning the usage of plastic, the Central government had directed the state government to prepare a detailed action plan.

Bhopal: Though partially, the impact of the ban on polythene carrybags is visible at the ground level, not because of the administration's efforts, but due to untiring efforts of a few green crusad

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has tightened its noose around the units making polythene bags.

Regular checking in this regard is being conducted by the department.