Be sympathetic to animals, ban plastic bags: Supreme Court

 The Supreme Court today asked state governments to be sympathetic towards animals by banning plastic bags which are consumed by stray cattle making them suffer.

PIL seeks ban on plastic in platforms,trains; HC asks Central Railways to reply

The Bombay High Court has asked Central Railway to file a reply to a PIL seeking a direction to re-impose the ban on plastic bags of food items at platforms on suburban network and in local and long-distance trains.

Shopping bags make a fine fuel: Indian-origin scientist

Plastic shopping bags - an abundant source of litter on land and at sea - can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, shows a promising research led by an Indian-origin researcher.

New method turns plastic bags into high-tech materials

Scientists have developed a new method for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial.

Traders openly flout ban on plastic bags in Delhi

Over two months after a blanket ban on use of plastic bags was imposed, traders across the national capital have been flouting it, thanks to slack enforcement and lack of a cost effective alternative.

Plastic manufacturers move HC against ban on plastic bags

A plastic manufacturers` association on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the city government`s notification imposing a blanket ban on plastic bags in the capital.

Dec 22 deadline to stop manufacture of plastic bags in Delhi

The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.

No plastic bags in Delhi from Dec 22

The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.

December 22 deadline to stop manufacture of plastic bags in Delhi

The Delhi government has set a deadline of December 22 to stop manufacture, sale and storage of plastic bags in the national capital.

Plastic bags banned in Vrindavan

Millions of pilgrims visit the holy shrines associated with Sri Krishna in Mathura district, round the year.

SC mulling total ban on plastic bags

The Supreme Court Monday said it would consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.

Ban on plastic bags; violators to face 5-year jail

The Delhi government will impose a blanket ban on usage and manufacturing of plastic bags in the next two months.

Blanket ban on plastic bags in Delhi

Currently, around 400 plastic bag manufacturing units are operating in Delhi.

Delhi bans manufacture, use of plastic bags

The Delhi government on Monday decided
to impose a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and use of
plastic bags in the city.

Sale of plastic or polythene bags banned near rivers in UP

Sale of plastic or polythene bags has been banned in the vicinity of rivers or any other water body after Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi gave his assent to an ordinance in this regard, an official spokesman said here Thursday.

China bans plastic bags in ecologically fragile Tibet

China has banned ultra-thin plastic bags in ecologically fragile southwestern Tibet Region.

Govt rules out blanket ban on use of plastic bags

The Government on Wednesday ruled out a
blanket ban on plastic bags and said waste management at the
local level should be improved to ensure that the waste did
not become an environmental hazard.

SC not inclined to relax ban on plastic bags

The Supreme Court today virtually
ruled out the possibility of relaxing the ban imposed on use
of plastic bags by the Delhi Government by stressing on the
"havoc played" by them.

We`ve enforced ban on use of plastic bags: Delhi govt to HC

The Delhi government today told
the High Court that it has implemented the notification
banning use of plastic bags and carried out a number of
enforcement drives following which cases have been registered
against violators.

Delhi govt warns shopkeepers still using plastic bags

Faced with widespread disregard of its ban on plastic bags, the Delhi government reiterated its order Wednesday and warned violators that they faced punishment.