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Indore: To stop single plastic use, Cloth bag banks inaugurated in 2 vegetable markets

Indore: To stop single plastic use, Cloth bag banks inaugurated in 2 vegetable markets

Indore Mayor Malini Gaud on Wednesday inaugurated bank of cloth bags at Rajkumar vegetable market and Malwa Mills vegetable market.

Plastic ban: Maharashtra government notifies categories

Plastic ban: Maharashtra government notifies categories

New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has notified the ban on categories of plastic and thermocol including less than 200 ml drinking wat...Read More

New York to ban single-use plastic bags

New York to ban single-use plastic bags

New York: New York State lawmakers are close to enacting a sweeping ban on single-use plastic bags from retail sales in an effort to curb...Read More

Indore: IMC official slapped, Police book corporator, 3 others

Indore: IMC official slapped, Police book corporator, 3 others

Mubarik Mansuri, the ward number two independent corporator, and three of his supporters were booked on Monday for allegedly slapping a m...Read More

Mumbai: BMC to cancel licenses of six hawkers for using plastic bags

Mumbai: BMC to cancel licenses of six hawkers for using plastic bags

Mumbai: Almost seven months after the ban on plastic bags, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now walking the talk. It has d...Read More

Mumbai: BMC to float tenders to auction seized plastic bags on February 4

Mumbai: BMC to float tenders to auction seized plastic bags on February 4

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will auction banned plastic bags it seized and stored in its godowns. As per the BMC...Read More

Odisha government bans polythene, plastic bags in 6 major cities

Odisha government bans polythene, plastic bags in 6 major cities

Bhubaneswar (Odisha): Following a month-long deadline of an awareness campaign against the use of polythene and plastic bags, the Odisha ...Read More

Mumbai: Be careful, you will be fined for carrying plastic

Mumbai: Be careful, you will be fined for carrying plastic

Mumbai: From now on, the Maharashtra government will start levying fines on consumers for carrying plastic bags or other banned plastic m...Read More

Kolkata: ‘Bags only contained medical waste and not bodies of newborns’, clarify Police

Kolkata: ‘Bags only contained medical waste and not bodies of newborns’, clarify Police

Kolkata: No human foetus or bodies of newborns were found in plastic bags recovered from vacant land at Haridebpur in southern part of th...Read More

Patna High Court directs Bihar government to ban plastic bags

Patna High Court directs Bihar government to ban plastic bags

Patna: The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags. A bench comprising Patn...Read More

Bhayandar: MBMC bags Rs 3.14 lakh in fines

Bhayandar: MBMC bags Rs 3.14 lakh in fines

Bhayandar: The sanitation department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has so far seized nearly 1,166 kilograms of plast...Read More

Mumbai: Don’t bring plastic bags to hospitals, patients’ relatives told

Mumbai: Don’t bring plastic bags to hospitals, patients’ relatives told

Mumbai: City hospitals are keeping strict vigil on relatives of patients bringing in plastic bags as they enter hospital premises. Both p...Read More

Mumbai Plastic Ban from today: Rules, exceptions, penalties; all you need to know

Mumbai Plastic Ban from today: Rules, exceptions, penalties; all you need to know

The Maharashtra government, on 23 March, announcing its ambitious ban on plastic bags, water bottles and other disposable plastic items i...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: Citizens can be fined Rs 10,000 if seen with plastic bag from June 23

Mumbai plastic ban: Citizens can be fined Rs 10,000 if seen with plastic bag from June 23

Mumbai: Citizens could be fined up to Rs 10,000 if they are seen with plastic bags from June 23, which is the deadline. The civic body is...Read More

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World Environment Day Special: Will cloth, paper-made bags end Bhopalis’ love for synthetic sacs?

Bhopal: Even if there are many appalling yarns about the ill-effects of the use of polythene bags, Bhopalis have never given them up. The...Read More

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: All you need to know about the ban

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: All you need to know about the ban

The Maharashtra government in its ambitious ban on plastic bags, water bottles and other disposable plastic items in the state has sent m...Read More

Get eco-friendly bags for ‘banned’ plastic ones here Inbox x here

Get eco-friendly bags for ‘banned’ plastic ones here Inbox x here

Mumbai : As Maharashtra braces for the ban on plastic bags, a group of environment-conscious citizens have been encouraging Mumbaikars to...Read More

Maharashtra government in talks with BMC to ban plastic

Maharashtra government in talks with BMC to ban plastic

In a news that would cheer the environment enthusiasts and also save the nature, Maharashtra government has started preparations to ban a...Read More

Goa to ban plastic bags from May next year

Goa to ban plastic bags from May next year

Panaji: The Goa government has decided to ban plastic bags in the coastal state from May next year, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said ...Read More

19 female foetuses found dumped in Sangli district

19 female foetuses found dumped in Sangli district

Pune: The police have found 19 aborted female foetuses dumped near a stream at Mhaisal village in Sangli district on Sunday.  The foetuse...Read More

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