Curb mfg of single-use plastic items by Oct 2: Centre to States - Times of India


Curb mfg of single-use plastic items by Oct 2: Centre to States - Times of India
114 Views
|
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
|
View All News

Dear all,

Your association is forwarding herewith articles published in Times of India, Mumbai Edition and Economic Times, Mumbai Edition dated 18/09/2019.

Curb mfg of single-use plastic items by Oct 2: Centre to States (Even Thermocol Cutlery And PET Bottles On Hit-List) : Times of India.

As per the article, “the Centre has issued an advisory to states and Union Territories asking them to curb production of plastic bags, plastic cutlery and cutlery made of thermocol before October 2 in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to eliminate single-use plastics by 2022”.

“The advisory issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said earlier this month that all government offices, public and private sector firms and all offices may be discouraged to use plastic products, including artificial flowers, banners, flags, flower pots, PET plastic water bottles, plastic stationery items like folders and any other plastic material for which an alternative exists”  ….. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Plastic Water Bottles will Stay Till Substitute Found: Paswan – Economic Times

The government will not ban use of plastic bottles for water unless there is a practical and affordable alternative available, said food and consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan.

“A large number of jobs are associated with this industry. We can’t disrupt it like this. The ban will come into effect only when we have a proper alternative and something to compensate the loss of jobs,” Paswan told ET ….. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Vide our earlier email dated 24.01.2014, your association had shared a  Notification regarding ban on Plastic Bags issued by Member Secretary, Pollution Control Committee, Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Silvassa.  The scanned  copy  of the notification is  enclosed herewith for your reference.

This is for your kind information.

Thanking you,
With regards,

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association,

Narendra Trivedi,
Secretary


Other News by SIMA