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Doorstep collection of plastic waste on cards

The civic body has decided to start a special helpline.

21 Apr 2018 2:11 AM

High court refuses to stay state plastic ban

Tells officials not to take punitive action for 3 mths.

14 Apr 2018 2:44 AM

Manufacturers receive 3 months to get rid of products

The submissions were made in Bombay high court while hearing four petitions challenging the plastic ban notification.

13 Apr 2018 2:14 AM

Court no place to hold protests: Bombay HC

The court said that if the petitioners did not have faith in the judiciary, then ‘don’t come to the court’.

13 Apr 2018 2:10 AM

Plastic industry has to fathom responsibility: State

The government stated that the ban was the need of the hour.

13 Apr 2018 2:09 AM


Hundreds descend to protest discontinuation of plastic

The petitioners claimed that more than eight lakh people involved in the plastic trade had been affected by the ban.

12 Apr 2018 1:52 AM

4 lakh jobs at stake, claims plastic industry

The government also filed its affidavit in support of the ban.

12 Apr 2018 1:49 AM

Small bottles receive three-month exemption

Meanwhile small plastic water bottles of less than 500 ml have beenexempted from the ban for three months.

06 Apr 2018 1:46 AM

Civic body to enforce plastic ban at 25 spots

It will install bins for the collection of proscribed items.

04 Apr 2018 1:45 AM

Maharashtra's plastic ban may render 3 lakh people jobless

The industry urged the government to come out with a solution, an industry official said here.

03 Apr 2018 7:33 PM


Petitions filed challenging statewide plastic ban

The petitioners have also said that before deciding on the ban, the state should have sought suggestions and objections from the public.

03 Apr 2018 1:33 AM

Maharashtra bans plastic bags, becomes 18th state to do so

The ban proposal was cleared by the Maharashtra cabinet on March 15.

25 Mar 2018 11:49 AM

BMC awaiting state directive on plastic ban

The BMC is also mulling over starting public awareness campaigns in BMC schools about plastic ban.

21 Mar 2018 3:03 AM

Policy to encourage recycling in pipeline

The state is making sure that plastic bottles and milk pouches too do not end up in dumping grounds.

18 Mar 2018 5:09 AM

5 reasons why plastics are bad for everyone

Since plastic has so much negative effects, many cities and countries from around the world have already put plastic bag bans in place.

17 Mar 2018 3:38 PM


Maharashtra to ban plastic from March 18, says environment minister

Ban would cover the production, use, storage, sale, distribution, import and transportation of plastic, the minister informed the House.

17 Mar 2018 3:16 PM

Bottles to be exempted from plastic ban for time being

Ramdas Kadam had announced the plastic ban a few months earlier and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had given him his consent.

16 Mar 2018 6:48 AM

Manufacturers protest against plastic ban

Ramdas Kadam had announced the plan to impose plastic ban two months ago.

23 Feb 2018 8:18 AM

Fine for shops defying plastic ban policy

The range of penalties and other measures will be finalised after the state cabinet meeting.

22 Feb 2018 4:11 AM

Full ban on plastic in towns on banks of River Ganga: Green Bench

The Green Tribunal also imposed Rs 5,000 fine on those violating the order and said action will be taken against erring officials too.

15 Dec 2017 1:28 PM