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E-commerce giants like Amazon and Flipkart yet to respond on use of plastic: CPCB to NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 16, 2020

E-commerce giants against whom a petition has been filed in the National Green Tribunal to stop them from allegedly using excessive plastic for packaging have either not submitted complete documents regarding the quantity of plastic consumption or have not responded to the...

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Flipkart to deliver in paper-based packaging instead of poly bags

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Companies world over are looking at reducing their carbon footprint and decreasing the use of single use plastic. Flipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. The idea was to move towards using 100% recycled plastic in its supply chain by...

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Commerce ministry asks e-commerce firms to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

The commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms, in line with the government's commitment to reduce use of such material, an official said. The companies have...

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Flipkart rolls out nation-wide electric mobility vision for Ekart

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

India's largest e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart today announced nation-wide plans to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) for its last mile deliveries. The announcement comes as a part of...

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