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The percentage of students attending classes in Delhi government schools has been declining

Delhi Government Schools To Conduct Activities For Phasing Out SUP

In May, the Delhi government issued an order asking all schools in the national capital to set up a separate room within their premises to store reusable utensils as part of its plan to phase out SUP.

06 October 2022

Centre's Ban On Single-use Plastic Items Lacks Preparation: Gopal Rai

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal has said that the Centre has failed to provide appropriate alternatives to single-use plastics before implementing the nationwide ban.


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...


Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena (Representational Image)

Delhi L-G Saxena Inaugurates 3-day Food Festival

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena inaugurated a three-day food festival focused on Indian cuisine and earthen pottery.

19 August 2022

Delhi Minister Gopal Rai Urges Centre To Authorise More Labs To Test Alternative To Single-Use Plastic

Gopal Ra urged the government to encourage new businesses and entrepreneurs that provide alternatives to single-use plastics to eliminate the supply of the 19 banned single-use plastic items. 


Cigarette Makers Shifted To Biodegradable Overwrap On Packets, Well Ahead Of Plastic Ban

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) also lauded the "proactive steps" taken by the government towards reducing the burden on the environment by banning certain single-use plastic items

01 July 2022

Punjab CM To Launch Awareness Campaign To Check Environmental Degradation

The Punjab government is expected to launch a state-level awareness campaign to limit environmental degradation.

01 August 2022

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700 Kg Of Single-use Plastic Seized By MCD; Violators Penalized

Following the ban on single-use plastic from July 1st, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has seized about 700 kg of single-use plastic in the city.

01 July 2022

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30 June 2022
Plastic Ban: Street Vendors In Delhi Start Switching To Green Alternatives

Plastic Ban: Street Vendors In Delhi Start Switching To Green Alternatives

In a notification by the Union environment ministry issued in February, all states and Union territories (UTs) were directed to phase out SUP items in a...


24 June 2022
Delhi Government To Organise 3-Day Fair To Promote Alternatives Of Single-Use Plastic

Delhi Government To Organise 3-Day Fair To Promote Alternatives Of Single-Use Plastic

The decision was taken after a review meeting, that was chaired by Environment Minister Gopal Rai at the Delhi Secretariat with officers of departments...


22 June 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


09 June 2022
Amul Urges Environment Ministry To Postpone Ban On Plastic Straw By One Year; Cites Paucity Of Paper Straws

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


06 June 2022
Election Office Bans Single-Use Plastic In Bypoll-bound Jharkhand Assembly Seat

Election Office Bans Single-Use Plastic In Bypoll-bound Jharkhand Assembly Seat

The state election office has banned single-use plastics during the Mandar by-poll elections in Ranchi that will be held on 23rd June.


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02 June 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


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...


09 March 2022
This New Water Bottling Plant In Goa Will Eradicate Use Of Around 350,000 Plastic Bottles Annually

This New Water Bottling Plant In Goa Will Eradicate Use Of Around 350,000 Plastic Bottles Annually

Alila Diwa Goa becomes the first hotel to install a water bottling plant (in partnership with Impact start-up Boon). It is set to prevent an estimated 50 tons...


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