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Plastic ban News
Will plastic ban increase the milk price in Mumbai, rest of Maharashtra?
Sun, Dec 09, 2018
The state government had asked milk producers and distributors to introduce a system to recycle discarded plastic bags from January 1, 2019
Plastic ban in Noida: Beware! You may be fined up to Rs 10,000, jailed for 6 months
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Uttar Pradesh government on July 15 decided to impose a blanket ban on plastic usage, distribution, sale, purchase, import and export under the Uttar Pradesh Plastic and other Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Regulation of Use and Disposal) Act, 2000 amendment.
Plastic ban: Prices to skyrocket! Spoon price to jump from 30 paise to Rs 2, plate from 50 paise to Rs 3
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
With plastic banned in Maharashtra, traders have been forced to import eco-friendly alternatives in bulk from China to cater to the demands of the consumers. Rs 15,000 crore is the total estimated revenue of the packaging industry.
Plastic packing slips ban, only if it’s returnable
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Retailers can sell packed groceries or other material in packaging that will bear the manufacturer’s details, with a provision of buyback. Retailers associations have been demanding this move since the ban came into effect last week, and the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association (FRTWA) had met Kadam to discuss this demand, said its president Viren Shah.
Plastic ban: Maharashtra does U-turn gives relief to retailers
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
The Maharashtra government today relaxed its stringent ban on plastic usage by allowing small retailers to use plastic bags for packaging for the next three months. The new announcement came within four days of imposing the ban on single-use plastic across the state.
Plastic ban in Maharashtra: Public set to suffer if this strike demand carried out
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (Ahar) too has called a press conference tomorrow to highlight the woes of the hotel industry due to the plast ban.
Plastic bag ban in Maharashtra bad for business; see how
Mon, Jun 25, 2018
Retailers, restaurant owners, and many others in Maharashtra are fretting over the banned plastic bag items. They said that alternatives to plastic for packing impacted sales volumes and turnover.
Plastic ban: Garment and food packaging industry may get relief
Fri, Jun 22, 2018
The state government may decide to exempt garment and food packaging material from plastic ban. However, plastic manufacturers will have to follow state government guidelines, while using the exempted plastic packaging material.
Big move! Indian Railways to roll out paper glasses over this ban
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
Mumbai: There are around 200 water vending machines (WVMs) that have been installed in the suburban stations of Mumbai which allows one to either fill water in thier own bottles or use plastic glasses. Re 1 is charged for 300ml water if one is filling a bottle whereas Rs 2 is charged if one opts for a plastic glass. Similarly, filling a 1-litre bottle from WVM will cost Rs 5 while using a plastic bottle will cost Rs 8.