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HC upholds ban on single-use plastic products

HC upholds ban on single-use plastic products

The ban on single-use plastic in the state came into force on January 1 this year

35 lakh cloth bags to be brought into market soon: Maharashtra minister Ramdas Kadam

35 lakh cloth bags to be brought into market soon: Maharashtra minister Ramdas Kadam

Mumbai: Asserting that the plastic ban in Maharashtra was getting a good response, Maharashtra minister Ramdas Kadam on Wednesday said 35...Read More

Tamil Nadu plastic manufacturer’s association moves HC against government order banning plastic

Tamil Nadu plastic manufacturer’s association moves HC against government order banning plastic

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Plastics Manufacturer’s Association (TNPMA) moved the Madras High Court Tuesday seeking to quash a government ord...Read More

Maharashtra: NMC chief conducts aarti, then dishes out ‘prasad’

Maharashtra: NMC chief conducts aarti, then dishes out ‘prasad’

Nashik: His reputation precedes him, such is the aura of the fearless Indian Administrative Services officer Tukaram Mundhe, who is the m...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

Mumbai: Anti-plastic ‘blue squad’ helps ambitious plastic ban to materialise

Mumbai: Anti-plastic ‘blue squad’ helps ambitious plastic ban to materialise

Wearing matching blue Nehru jackets, the dozen inspectors fan out across Mumbai’s hectic Crawford Market, each scouring for violators of ...Read More

Odisha: Plastic ban comes into effect in 6 cities

Odisha: Plastic ban comes into effect in 6 cities

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government enforced a ban on the use of plastic in six cities of the state on Tuesday, coinciding with the 149th ...Read More

Maharashtra plastic ban: MPCB to act against manufacturers from Monday

Maharashtra plastic ban: MPCB to act against manufacturers from Monday

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) Sunday instructed its officials to initiate action against plastic manufacturers v...Read More

Plastic Ban: Traders won’t get any extension on plastic usage, says Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam

Plastic Ban: Traders won’t get any extension on plastic usage, says Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam

Mumbai: Traders in Maharashtra will not get any further extension for using plastic and the ban will be enforced strictly, state Environm...Read More

Mumbai: 3 months into plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 1.1 crore in fines

Mumbai: 3 months into plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 1.1 crore in fines

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected a total of Rs 1.1 crore in fines in the first three months of the plas...Read More

City’s garbage collection drops to 7,000 mt

City’s garbage collection drops to 7,000 mt

Mumbai : The Mumbai city total garbage collection has dropped from 9,000 metric tonnes to 7,200 metric tonnes, after BrihanMumbai Municip...Read More

Mumbai sisters tie down plastic ban with home-made rakhis

Mumbai sisters tie down plastic ban with home-made rakhis

Mumbai: Even though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Maharashtra government are not following up on the plastic ban, many...Read More

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State govt plans to hold meetings with dairies on buyback mechanism for milk pouches

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State govt plans to hold meetings with dairies on buyback mechanism for milk pouches

It has been five months since the plastic ban came in force in Maharashtra, but yet the state environment department is to put buyback me...Read More

UP government bans manufacture, sale and transport of all plastic, thermocol items

UP government bans manufacture, sale and transport of all plastic, thermocol items

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic ...Read More

It is plastic as usual in Mumbai

It is plastic as usual in Mumbai

Many citizens feel ban has remained only on paper and social media. Plastic is actually more visible than paper in the city

Railways, Metro and airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

Railways, Metro and airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today told the Bombay High Court that it has authorised the railways, metro and airport authorities to...Read More

From this year, Mumbaikars will have to celebrate Ganesh festival without plastic

From this year, Mumbaikars will have to celebrate Ganesh festival without plastic

Mumbai: There are two things in Mumbai that are ubiquitous — festivals and plastic — and they often go hand in hand. But during Ganesh Ch...Read More

Disturbing photo of model Aishwarya Sharma shows ‘Dirty picture’ of Mumbai’s plastic consumption; See pic

Disturbing photo of model Aishwarya Sharma shows ‘Dirty picture’ of Mumbai’s plastic consumption; See pic

The condition relating plastic consumption in Mumbai is getting worse day-by-day. And now, a picture featuring model Aishwarya Sharma at ...Read More

How Mumbai is slowly but surely becoming environment-friendly

How Mumbai is slowly but surely becoming environment-friendly

The sea seemed to be telling Mumbai, ‘Take your trash back’ as it threw up a whole lot of garbage with the high tide on July 14. A quick ...Read More

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Companies start buyback scheme on PET bottles; price details you must know

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Companies start buyback scheme on PET bottles; price details you must know

In wake of plastic ban, now most of the beverage companies like PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Bisleri have started printing buyback prices on PE...Read More

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