Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Plastic Waste Management

New Method Causes Plastics To Break Down Under UV Light

The research demonstrated that the method could accelerate the rate at which these polymers degrade in the environment

05 July 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 framework

The guidelines provide a framework to strengthen economy of plastic packaging waste

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) guidelines and said it promotes a circular economy and give clear...

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...

04 July 2022


At UNEA, India Will Play Vital Role On Issues Of Sustainable Use, Recycle Economy: Bhupender Yadav

According to the ministry, on Sunday, three resolutions were put forth by member states on plastic pollution – Peru, Rwanda, Japan and India. The two draft resolutions of Peru, Rwanda and Japan were based on the principle...

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Environment Ministry notifies guidelines on EPR for plastic packaging

Taking forward the commitment to eliminate single-use plastics, the Environment Ministry has notified comprehensive guidelines on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for plastic packaging

18 February 2022

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