Report on alternative products and technologies to plastics and their applications

To encourage use of alternatives of plastics, government think-tank NITI Aayog has suggested strengthening waste minimisation through extended producer responsibility, proper labelling and collection of compostable and biodegradable plastics. In a report titled ‘Alternative Products and Technologies to Plastics and their Applications’, the Aayog also suggested providing for a relaxation period for adoption of biodegradable plastics.