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Railways, metro to penalise plastic use

The state government issued a notification imposing a ban on the manufacture, sale, distribution and storage of single-use plastic on March 23.

04 Aug 2018 1:17 AM

Manufacturers print buy back price on PET bottles

Reportedly, beverage companies have fixed the buyback price at Rs 15 per kg of the bottles.

21 Jul 2018 2:06 AM

BMC seeks govt nod to use funds to distribute cloth bags

The proposal to use corporators’ funds to distribute cloth bags has been made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporator Jaya Tiwana.

21 Jul 2018 2:04 AM

Ordinance on plastic ban issued in UP

The violation of ordinance for the second time will invite imprisonment of one year or penalty up to a maximum of Rs 1 lakh.

16 Jul 2018 4:35 AM

Yogi Adityanath issues ban on plastics from July 15 in UP

Uttar Pradesh is the second state after Maharashtra to enforce a ban on plastic. CM Yogi has urged the people to comply with the ban.

07 Jul 2018 1:05 AM


BMC battles confusion over use of biodegradable plastic

Government has allowed packaging of groceries in plastic above 50 microns.

07 Jul 2018 1:03 AM

Plastic bags banned in UP from July 15, says Yogi Adityanath

Plastic has been 'banned' earlier in the state, but the prohibition on its use has not been implemented effectively so far.

06 Jul 2018 8:18 PM

Now, move to curb FMCG plastic waste

According to officials, after the ban on plastic bags, the state government is focusing on plastic waste generated from FMCGs and e-commerce products.

04 Jul 2018 5:16 AM

Ganesh idol makers in fix due to plastic ban

Plastic covers help protect idols during rain, say makers.

02 Jul 2018 1:12 AM

Plight after plastic ban

Cloud of panic takes over the city after blanket plastic ban, putting small traders in a sticky situation. But what exactly are they facing?

30 Jun 2018 6:15 AM


Plastic ban: BMC inspectors seek police protection

A top civic official admitted that the jittery officials have sought police protection for the plastic ban implementation.

29 Jun 2018 2:29 AM

Mantralaya flouting all plastic ban norms

The Railways and other government offices are also not strictly implementing the plastic ban even though action has been initiated against traders.

28 Jun 2018 6:05 AM

Plastic ban: Delivery cost of food to rise 25 per cent

Restaurants are suffering 30 per cent loss due to ban on one-time plastic items.

28 Jun 2018 5:09 AM

Hit by plastic ban, restaurants opt for steel, clay utensils to deliver eatables

As curry items remain a sour point in takeaway orders, biryani delivered in eco-friendly clay pots are in huge demand.

28 Jun 2018 5:04 AM

Plastic ban is a campaign to raise election funds, says Raj Thackeray

He also slammed environment minister Ramdas Kadam for making personal comments and asked him to be responsible for his work.

27 Jun 2018 2:37 AM


BMC accused of extortion while levying fine

They have alleged that even the permitted items are being fined by the civic officials.

27 Jun 2018 2:35 AM

Plastic ban causes 50 pc loss to kirana businesses across Maharashtra

The Retailers Association of India blamed the situation to the prevailing confusion in the market.

26 Jun 2018 11:30 AM

Plastic ban causes ‘50 per cent drop in business’

Calling the ban discriminatory, the association stated that as many as 2,500 members have to shut their shop now.

26 Jun 2018 1:31 AM

Fearing BMC fury, 500 shops stay shut

The plastic ban has come into force since Saturday.

26 Jun 2018 1:27 AM

600kg plastic gathered, Rs 3.35 lakh collected in fines

According to civic officials, BMC’s teams of inspectors visited 867 establishments, of which banned plastic was found in 72 shops.

25 Jun 2018 2:03 AM