Air India

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Air India Announces Single Use Plastic In Flights

Aiming for a better environment, Air India announced to limit the usage of single-use-plastic in future. Air India has reduced the usage of single-use plastic by 80 per cent on board all flights across its worldwide network,  said the airlines, in an official statement. The airline has also introduced 100 per cent compostable PET lids and primary-use plastic bags besides completely compostable waste bags. 

Fri, 21 Apr 2023 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Flights, Single use plastic, civil aviation, environment

No Plastic

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This Man Cycled 11,000 Km To Create Ban Single Ban Use Plastic Awareness

With the aim of promoting the scourge of single-use plastic, Anil Chauhan, accompanied by daughters, seven-year-old Shreya and four-year-old Yukti, cycled 11,000 km from Daman and Diu to Lucknow. He began his journey on January 1 and has so far traversed through Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, urging people to create awareness of ban single use plastic, just to stop the death of cows due to single-use plastic.

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 - 08:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Single use plastic, Cycling, Bizzare Journey, Cow Deaths


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Traders Association Request Year-Long Transition Phase To Abide With Ban On Single-Use Plastics

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on July 3 requested Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav a one-year grace period to abide by the ban on single-use plastics that went into force on July 1. It offered suggestions in order to safeguard those working in the industry. An abrupt prohibition might hamper multiple economic operations in several sectors, according to the leaders, and a phased implementation method is required.

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 03:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Traders, Single use plastic, Banned, Union Environment Minister, CAIT

Courtesy: India Today

Plastic Waste

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Centre Bans Single-Use Plastics In Order To Reduce Plastic Waste From July 1

The Centre's ban on certain single-use plastics will go into force on July 1 in order to minimize plastic waste. Single-use plastics are often products that are thrown after only one use and are not recycled. To monitor the ban's implementation, Central Pollution Control Board has established a National Control Room. State boards have been urged to increase inspections of industrial and commercial establishments in order to effectively… read-more

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 03:13 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Banned, Single use plastic, Central Government, Plastic Waste, centre pollution control board

Courtesy: ANI