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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign to try to halt the pollution of the world’s...

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Novel plastic-eating enzyme created

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 18, 2018

Scientists have created an enzyme which can digest some of the most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world's biggest environmental problems. ...

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Environment Ministry Notifies Amended Rules on Plastic Waste Management

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Environment Ministry has notified the amended rules on plastic waste management that prescribe a central system for the registration of producers and importers.


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Dow introduces recyclable polyethylene packaging solution in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) has introduced a fully recyclable polyethylene packaging solution in India.


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AIPMA demands one law for plastic waste management in country

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2017

Blaming poor implementation of existing rules, the All India Plastic Manufacturers’ Association (AIPMA) has demanded one law, on the lines of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), for plastic waste...

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Pepsi to introduce cola in glass bottles that don’t need to be returned

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 20, 2017

After shifting its focus to healthier products, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd has turned to a healthier option in packaging.


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Supreme Court rejects plea against Karnataka decision to ban plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 8, 2017

The Supreme Court has rejected a plea to stay operation of the Karnataka government's decision to ban manufacture, supply, sale and use of plastic carry bags and other products....

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P&G to Expand Beach Plastics Pilot Program

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2017

Procter & Gamble plans to expand the recyclable shampoo pilot program the company launched in June, though the company did not say what’s next on the program’s agenda. P&G announced that...

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Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, Union Territories: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.     


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Manage your plastic waste responsibly: Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2017

Amazon, Britannia Industries and Indo Nissin Foods are among many companies that have been directed to put in place a system to collect plastic generated by their products.

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