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40% plastic waste littered on India's streets: Javadekar in Lok Sabha
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019
As much as 40 per cent of plastic waste collected in India remains uncollected and littered on the streets, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told the Lok Sabha on November 22, 2019. A whopping 25,940 tonnes per day of plastic waste is...Read more..
Industry seeks clarity on single-use plastic ban; officials say each state following its own policies is fragmenting industry
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019
New Delhi: Industry has sought clarity on the government’s plan to phase out single-use plastic by 2022 and urged the Centre to issue clear guidelines. An outright ban would escalate costs and lead to job losses and disrupt supply chains, companies said. The uncertainty “has...Read more..