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Meat buyers switch to containers

Fish and vegetable vendors using old newspapers in place of bags.

25 Jun 2018 1:59 AM

Maha's plastic industry stares at loss of Rs 15,000 Cr, 3 lakh jobs on the line

Nearly 2,500 members of the association have left with no option but to shut shop following the ban.

24 Jun 2018 8:50 PM

Plastic ban put into effect in Maha from today, biscuit, chips packet exempted

For first time offenders, fine of Rs 5,000. For second time, Rs 10,000 fine and for the 3rd time, Rs 25,000 along with 3 months jail.

23 Jun 2018 3:02 PM

No clarity on banned items: Manufacturers, retailers

The traders have demanded clarification from the BMC and the state government on the issue.

23 Jun 2018 1:37 AM

Plenty of green options but cost remains concern

However, when it came to their prices, people were taken aback despite being impressed by their utility.

23 Jun 2018 1:35 AM


Thermocol to be allowed for Ganeshotsav?

Govt is mulling move even as ban is to come into force, environmentalists oppose idea.

23 Jun 2018 1:29 AM

Maharashtra plastic ban to begin from tomorrow

The state government has imposed a ban on manufacturing, use, sale, distribution and storage of certain plastic materials.

22 Jun 2018 7:02 PM

Most people aware of harmful effects of plastics but still use it: Study

The major difficulties faced by the respondents include shopkeepers not providing bags for carrying items, inconvenience, etc.

22 Jun 2018 4:15 PM

‘Lack of alternatives drive people to plastic’

This year, India has pledged to ban all single-use plastics by 2022 and also plans to introduce a campaign against marine litter.

22 Jun 2018 6:55 AM

Civic body, NGO members collect trash in Worli village

During the trial period itself, the group has collected around 30kg plastic waste from 300 homes and shops.

22 Jun 2018 1:46 AM


Carrying plastic can land you in prison

The state government, on the occasion of Gudi Padva, announced a ban on several plastic items.

22 Jun 2018 1:29 AM

Govt to await High Court orders on plastic ban

The BMC and other local bodies have been preparing to take action but the matter is pending before the high court.

14 Jun 2018 5:04 AM

Task force formed to end plastic use, govt tells HC

According to affidavit, the expert committee was looking into the representations submitted by the petitioners

09 Jun 2018 5:33 AM

Civic inspectors will conduct surprise visits

BMC gears up to take action against plastic offenders.

09 Jun 2018 5:32 AM

Tamil Nadu bans manufacture, use of plastic from January 1, 2019

Ban excludes using disposable plastic for packaging milk, curd, oil and medical utilities, says Tamil Nadu CM Palanisamy.

05 Jun 2018 12:48 PM


UGC directs varsities to ban plastic cups, bottles

The commission has also asked varsities to conduct networking activities on mass awareness on disposal of plastic and cleanliness drives.

20 May 2018 5:12 AM

UGC directs universities to ban use of plastic on campus premises

The directive comes as India is global host of this year's World Environment Day celebrations, theme for which is 'Beat Plastic Pollution'.

19 May 2018 4:11 PM

CR give manufacturers till May 29 to pitch green plan

The CR on Wednesday held a meeting with manufacturers, including those selling packaged water.

18 May 2018 1:44 AM

BMC seeks help to execute plastic ban

The BMC has asked these organisations to register with the civic body for taking part in the exhibition.

01 May 2018 5:50 AM

Mumbaikars misuse plastic-specific bins

Dump regular garbage, defeating the dumpsters’ purpose.

25 Apr 2018 2:37 AM