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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Items To Come Into Effect From July 1; Plastic Wrappers, Cutlery, Straw Prohibited

Manufacturing, stocking, import, distribution or sale of single-use plastic items including wrappers, plastic cutlery, straws, etc will be prohibited from July 1. The notification of ban was issued in August, 2021, giving one year time for manufacturers and other associates to prepare for alternatives. The time has come for vendors to switch to use of non-plastic items. Also, biodegradable and compostable plastics are allowed. 

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 06:21 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Single-use Plastic, Plastic Ban, Plastic Alternative, Environmental Crisis, Climate Change

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Plastic Ban

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Punjab Government Announces Ban On Single-Use Plastic Beginning From July

Punjab government stated on June 5 single-use plastic will be banned beginning in July. The declaration was made by Secretary of State for Science, Technology, and Environment Rahul Tewari at a virtual state-level gathering to commemorate World Environment Day. He stated the ban will be implemented in order to make Punjab greener and healthier. Tewari announced construction of 55 sewage treatment plants around Punjab, which will help prevent… read-more

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 08:12 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Punjab, Punjab Government, Plastic, Plastic Ban, World Environment Day

Courtesy: Zee News

TTD Temple

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TTD Imposes Complete Ban On Plastic Products In Tirumala

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD)  announced a total ban on plastic bottles, bags, covers, and other nondegradable items, from June 1. The decision to ban plastic products was in order to protect the environment, for which the board issued an order which include, the separation of wet-dry garbage, mass cleaning from 1-3 pm, every Tuesday, for shop-owners and hotels. Furthermore, AP Government also decided to impose a plastic ban.

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 01:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TTD, Plastic Ban, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh, environment