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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 9, 2020
Flipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. One of its latest initiatives is to use eco-friendly recycled paper bags, to replace the poly pouches for packaging of products; Drugmaker AstraZeneca has said that it is \"on track\" to roll out up to two billion doses of coronavirus vaccine in September; Sonia Gandhi has said that MGNREGA is a shining example of a radical and rational systemic change. She asked the Modi government to not play politics and use a \"powerful mechanism\" as MGNREGA wisely. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Coronavirus vaccine update: China inches closer; Japan sets June 2021 target


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 9, 2020
Flipkart to deliver in paper-based packaging instead of poly bagsFlipkart 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 March 2021. The firm has already reduced its new plastic consumption by 50% through different initiatives. One of its latest initiatives is to use eco-friendly recycled paper bags to replace the poly pouches for packaging of products.Delhi govt to assess po...


Sonal Khetarpal
June 8, 2020
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 March 2021


PTI
December 8, 2019
The single-use plastic industry is close to Rs 80,000 crore right now and growing. Packaging accounts for a third of India's plastic consumption, and 70 per cent of plastic packaging is turned into waste in a short span


Niti Kiran
New Delhi, November 28, 2019
The jute industry is predominantly dependent on the government sector, which purchases jute bags worth more than Rs 7,500 crore every year for packing foodgrains


PTI
New Delhi, November 3, 2019
Not only a large number of single-use plastics will be prohibited to be used on board Indian ships but will also be banned in foreign ships when in Indian waters


PTI
October 18, 2019



BusinessToday.In
October 16, 2019
With the government yet to announce clear guidelines regarding its plans to eliminate consumption of single-use plastic by 2022, the Rs 4 lakh crore plastic industry is seeing a spate of business closures on account of uncertainty


PTI
October 9, 2019



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October 8, 2019



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October 3, 2019



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October 3, 2019



PTI
October 3, 2019
Nat Geo India on Wednesday launched a hashtag '#Choose the Planet' as part of the initiative and tweeted: \"Planet or Plastic? It's time to #ChooseThePlanet


PTI
October 3, 2019



BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 3, 2019
In the US, multiple cities, including San Francisco and Seattle, have banned single-use plastic. To dissuade people from using plastic, cities like Washington DC and Boston have imposed taxes on plastic bags


Mudit Kapoor and Udit Verma
October 3, 2019
Countries around the world are looking to cut down the use of single-use plastic, but India already has a sustainable substitute that cannot be ignored anymore - the \"golden fiber\" also known as jute


BusinessToday.In
October 2, 2019
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.


Reuters
New Delhi, October 2, 2019
For now, the government will ask states to enforce existing rules against storing, manufacturing and using some single-use plastic products such as polythene bags and styrofoam, Chandra Kishore Mishra, a top bureaucrat at the ministry of environment


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 2, 2019
PM Modi speech Live: PM Narendra Modi will make several big announcements today, including a likely ban on single-use plastic and making India an open defecation free country


PTI
October 1, 2019



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