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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

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Centre To Completely Phase-Out Single-Use Plastics By June 30

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that directions have been issues at Central and State levels, to compeletly phase-out single-use plastic items by June 30. Manufacture, stocking, sale and use of several single-use plastic items with low utility and high littering potential are prohibited from July 1. Furthermore, consent will be revoked to those industries that fail to comply with the orders. 

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 11:28 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: environment, Plastic, Pollution, Single-use Plastic, CPCB

Courtesy: Hindustan Times