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
The staff will be encouraged to use kulhads, stainless steel glasses or paper cups to drink water in the premises
Under the new study NGO Toxics Link tested soil samples in agricultural belts in Karnataka and Maharashtra and found tiny plastic particles at various depths
The civic body has started a door-to-door campaign in slums, JJ colonies and other localities to educate people to shun single-use-plastic (SUP).
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah underlined the perils of single-use plastic, saying it takes nearly 400 years for it to degrade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his campaign against single-use plastic.