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Maharashtra plastic ban News
Maharashtra plastic ban
Plastic ban: Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement: Maharashtra govt tells HC
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
The notification was challenged in the high court by plastic, PET bottle and thermocol manufacturers and retailers' associations on the ground that the ban was arbitrary, bad in law and violated their fundamental right to livelihood. In April, a division bench of Justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla refused to stay the notification after observing that the court cannot ignore the adverse effects of plastic waste on the environment.
StatAttack! Plastic ban in Maharashtra: All you want to know
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: The state has moved to clean its environment and the first step was to ban people from using plastic in every form possible, especially in terms of mass usage like plastic bottles. Check out the massive numbers involved.
Maharashtra plastic ban: MNCs, industry forces govt to do U-turn
Wed, Jul 04, 2018
Maharashtra has eased a ban against single-use plastic, just over a week after it was imposed, following what sources said was intense lobbying by multinational companies and plastic industry bodies for softer rules and extensions.
Plastic bags ban U-turn? Shopkeepers may get relief in Maharashtra
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
State government of Maharashtra may allow the use of plastics at the retailers end for packaging of edibles, DNA revealed. But it will be the duty of the manufacturers that the plastic they use is collected and recycled. Notably, the plastic used must be above 50 microns in thickness. The plastic bag must also have the name of manufacturer and type of plastic used should be mentioned too.
After plastic ban, Maharashtra govt aims crackdown on e-waste
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
While ensuring scientific disposal of electronic waste, the plan will also prevent hazardous metals from polluting the environment due to improper dismantling processes which can cause health crisis due to the presence of heavy metals like lead, cadmium and mercury. Maharashtra generates a huge amount of e-waste due to strong presence of the IT/ITES industry and high teledensity.