Under the Nazafgarh zone, 242 properties were visited; 440 kg polythene bags were seized; 166 challans were issued; and fine was imposed by the court.
15 Sep 2019 2:53 AM
In 2008, this tiny West African nation banned all non-biodegradable plastic bags.
16 Apr 2019 1:03 AM
Rita Maker is living her dream of contributing to the environment by upcycling every plastic bag that enters her house.
27 Feb 2019 1:07 AM
The BMC officials stated that most of the seizures have taken place from the godowns of plastic manufacturers and it largely consist of plastic bags.
28 Oct 2018 1:57 AM
“The practice of serving food in utensils brought by customers is being implemented across districts,” he said.
21 Aug 2018 6:25 AM
A civic inspector said that they are finding it difficult to convince people that non-woven PP bags are made of plastic only.
30 Jun 2018 3:23 AM
However, when it came to their prices, people were taken aback despite being impressed by their utility.
23 Jun 2018 1:35 AM
Environmentalists have stated that it is the strong wind action over the sea that is puking out plastic lying in the bottom.
29 May 2018 1:12 AM
Following certain grievances in this regard shared by some environment activists.
26 Apr 2018 6:15 AM
Plastic not only takes years to decompose in our environment but rarely does it fully disappear.
17 Apr 2018 12:40 AM
The state also declared a fine of Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively for first and second time offence.
06 Apr 2018 1:43 AM
About three lakh people are directly and indirectly connected to the plastic industry.
04 Apr 2018 1:54 AM
The industry urged the government to come out with a solution, an industry official said here.
03 Apr 2018 7:33 PM
Following State Government’s directives to ban plastic, the civic body has decided to start its implementation from the municipal markets in the city.
29 Mar 2018 1:19 AM
In case of violation, the manufacturers and users will have to pay a fine of Rs 5,000.
25 Mar 2018 1:56 PM
Teacher came to city to meet PM, apprise him of seriousness of issue.
06 Oct 2017 6:14 AM