Plastic Ban
News  /  Published 30.06.22

Fine and reward to check plastic use in Kolkata, rest of West Bengal

People can lodge complaints against manufacturers producing plastic bags less than 75 micron in thickness...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Green activists unsure about implementation of new plastic law effective from next month

Flouting of such norms has resulted in empty reassurance on the part of the authorities...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 29.06.22

Single-use plastic ban from July

Centre says control rooms will be set up and enforcement teams tasked with looking out for its illegal production, import, distribution, sale and use...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 14.06.22

West Bengal bans plastic bags below 75 microns of thickness from next month

Manufacturers of plastic carry bags have already been informed about the decision...

India  /  Published 09.06.22

Amul urges to delay plastic straw ban

The leading dairy firm cited lack of adequate availability of paper straws in the domestic as well as international markets...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 20.05.22

Initiative to exchange plastic for sanitary pads

Idea is to cater to the menstrual hygiene of women, many of whom still depend on unhygienic alternatives...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.05.22

Single-use plastic banned in Delhi Secretariat

Staff will be asked to avoid SUP water bottles and use kulhads, stainless steel glasses or paper cups to drink water...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Cotton bags replace plastic bags at Jadavpur market

Posters banning the use of polythene bags put up in the area adjacent to the 8B bus terminus...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.05.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation vows to enforce plastic ban

Civic body wants to start early so that drains and canals don't get clogged with plastic ahead of the monsoon...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Penalty rap for thin plastic bags in Salt Lake

According to the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation guidelines, packets having thickness of more than 120 microns should be used...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


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