Gazette Notification issued by Environment and Climate Change Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai.


Gazette Notification issued by Environment and Climate Change Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai.
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Dear all,

Your association SIMA is forwarding herewith a Gazette Notification dated 30th November 2022 issued by Environment and Climate Change Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai.

As per the Notification, the Government of Maharashtra has amended the Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products (Manufacture, Uses, Sale, Transport, Handling and Storage) Notification, 2018 dated 23rd March, 2018.

The following clauses has been amended/added:

(a) in clause (1), in sub-clause (1), for the words “ non-woven polypropylene bags ” the words “ non-woven polypropylene bags less than sixty Grams per Square Meter (GSM) shall be substituted ” ;

(b) in clause (3), after sub-clause (ii), the following sub-clause shall be inserted, namely :—

“(ii-a) Single use items made from compostable material such as Straw, Plates, Cups, Glasses, Forks, Container like Bowl, etc. The manufacturers or sellers of single use items made from compostable material shall obtain certificate from the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) and Central Pollution Control Board.”.

(c) in clause (iv), for sub-clause (a), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:—

“ (a) The plastic packaging material shall be more than fifty micron thickness :

Provided that, in case thickness of plastic sheets impair the functionality of the product, the packaging material may be less than fifty micron.

To view the Notification, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Thanking you,
With regards,

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association,     

Narendra Trivedi
Secretary


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