Single-use plastic items to be banned in the country from 1st july


Single-use plastic items to be banned in the country from 1st july
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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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Dear all,

Your association SIMA is forwarding herewith a News article dated 18/06/2022, uploaded on the website of Livemint, regarding the Single-use plastic items to be banned in the country from 01/07/2022.

As per the News Article, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), a government body under the Ministry of Environment, 18 June issued a list of measures to ban identified Single Use Plastic items by 30th June 2022. A ban will be imposed on single-use plastic items having low utility and high littering potential, will be imposed from 01/07/2022. The ban includes the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of single-use plastic items.

The items included in the banned list are:
a) Plastic Sticks: earbuds with plastic sticks, plastic sticks for balloons, plastic flags, candy sticks, ice-cream sticks, polystyrene (Thermocol) for decoration.
To view the full news article, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Thanking You,
With regards,

For Silvassa Industries & Manufacturers Association

Narendra Trivedi
Secretary


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