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Paper Stocks In Demand Amid Ban On Certain Single-Use Plastic Items

Paper Stocks In Demand Amid Ban On Certain Single-Use Plastic Items

Over the past one month, some of the paper manufacturers, including Seshasayee Paper, have risen in the range of 3-8 per cent. In contrast, equity benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty have declined 5 per cent during the same period

04 July 2022
India Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From July 1

India Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From July 1

As per the information, the ban is imposed on single-use plastic items which are low in utility but have high littering potential

22 June 2022

Amul Urges Environment Ministry To Postpone Ban On Plastic Straw By One Year; Cites Paucity Of Paper Straws

The government's ban on single-use plastics, including plastic straw, is going to be effective from July 1, 2022

Will A Nationwide Ban On Single-Use Plastic From July Kill The Polluting Monster?

Will A Nationwide Ban On Single-Use Plastic From July Kill The Polluting Monster?

As the Centre gears up to implement a nationwide ban on single-use plastic from July 1, experts tell us we need to go beyond bans to take on the plastic menace

02 June 2022

Mother Dairy aims to turn 'plastic waste neutral' by FY 2023-24 

According to a statement, the company has been working with its suppliers and leading Waste Management Agencies (WMA) for implementation of the National EPR...

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14 May 2022
Delhi Secretariat To Ban Single-Use Plastic Items From June 1

Delhi Secretariat To Ban Single-Use Plastic Items From June 1

The staff will be encouraged to use kulhads, stainless steel glasses or paper cups to drink water in the premises


07 April 2022
Single-Use Plastic Ban: Delhi Plans Survey To Quantify Plastic Waste Generation, Identify Hotspots

Single-Use Plastic Ban: Delhi Plans Survey To Quantify Plastic Waste Generation, Identify Hotspots

In August last year, the Union Environment Ministry had issued a notification saying the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of...


31 March 2022
P&G India Becomes 'Plastic Waste Neutral' Company

P&G India Becomes 'Plastic Waste Neutral' Company

The company, which has a portfolio of power brands including Ariel, Tide, Whisper, Gillette, Oral B, head & shoulders and Vicks, joined the club of a few FMCG...


03 March 2022
Countries Agree To Target Plastic Pollution By Force At UN Meet, Indian Proposal Not Included

Countries Agree To Target Plastic Pollution By Force At UN Meet, Indian Proposal Not Included

The UNEP resolution, endorsed by representatives from 175 nations in Nairobi, will be implemented through an internationally binding agreement and address the...


18 February 2022
New PWM Rules Strengthen Plastic Collection, Stresses On Its Reuse, Recycling: IPCA

New PWM Rules Strengthen Plastic Collection, Stresses On Its Reuse, Recycling: IPCA

Ashish Jain, the director of IPCA, an NGO providing waste management solutions, welcomed the government notification on extended producer responsibility (EPR)...


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03 July 2021
Why India Needs A Plastic Recycling Revolution

Why India Needs A Plastic Recycling Revolution

The huge volumes of leakages in plastic wastes demands a clarion call for a recycling revolution in the country.


29 January 2021
Garbage Cafe: You Can Now Get Free Lunch For A Kg Of Plastic Waste In Delhi

Garbage Cafe: You Can Now Get Free Lunch For A Kg Of Plastic Waste In Delhi

The plastic waste may include empty water bottles, cold drink bottles, plastic canes and other such items, said officials.


07 January 2021
Utensils, Godzilla-Themed Wrappers: Archaeologists Find 2,000 Plastic Pieces In Welsh Iron Age Village

Utensils, Godzilla-Themed Wrappers: Archaeologists Find 2,000 Plastic Pieces In Welsh Iron Age Village

Small plastic remnants by visitors over the years accumulated over the years to reveal the surprising amount of litter


16 November 2020
Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Note To Companies: Get Eco-Friendly, Or Prepare To Fold

Environmental, social and governance credentials of a company are key factors determining its success and growth.


13 October 2020
Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules

Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules

In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions...


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