Plastic Ban
News  /  Published 29.09.22

Environmental concern over Durga Puja banners made of single-use plastic

Green activists worry about lack of recycling and volume of waste after the festival...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.09.22

8,000 fines imposed on plastic users in West Bengal except in areas under KMC

Kolkata Municipal Corporation yet to fine a single person till now...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 27.08.22

'Strictly enforce single-use plastic ban'

Action should be taken against the manufacturing units and sellers of single-use plastics...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Bag’s the way for these Kolkata school students

They are stitching bags with their old clothes and plan to distribute them, free, to shopkeepers and customers in markets...
By Chandreyee Ghose

News  /  Published 10.08.22

Kolkata students make and sell paper bags

Proceeds of anti-plastic drive spent on stationery for kids...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 21.07.22

Alternatives to single-use plastics scarce in West Bengal, say green crusaders

75-micron plastic carry bags are available in Kolkata markets without government certification endorsement ...

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.22

Vendor promotes plastic bag ban

Offers nylon bags against security deposit...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

News  /  Published 13.07.22

Students face plastic resistance in Kolkata suburbs

Shopkeepers blame cost for violation of ban...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.22

Letters to the Editor: More reasons than one to ban cigarettes

Readers write in from Calcutta, Mumbai, Ujjain, Hooghly, Chennai, Delhi...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Shopping minus plastic bags

A week into the government ban on single-use plastic, The Telegraph checks out the changes in packing practices being effected in some of the shops, malls and markets in the township...
By Brinda Sarkar


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.