What is single-use plastic, and how does it harm the environment
Single-use plastics are disposable plastics meant for use-and-throw. These comprise polythene bags, plastic drinking bottles, plastic bottle caps, food wrappers, plastic sachets, plastic wrappers, straws, stirrers and Styrofoam cups or plates.
Last Updated: October 2, 2019 | 14:11 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government Wednesday is likely to crack down on single-use plastic, paving the way for India to become plastic free by 2022.