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Uttar Pradesh government decides to ban polythene

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Akhilesh here. The administration, however has not specified the timeline as to when the ban will come into force.

Noida Board approves non-biodegradable garbage, polythene control byelaws

 Noida Board today gave its approval to the draft byelaws barring use of polythene having up to 40 micron thickness in the satellite town as well as dumping of polythene and non-biodegradable garbage into drains.

AIB: Polythene ban - Do we care enough?

A short film on how dependent we are in our day to day lives on POLYTHENE

Nepal bans polythene use in Kathmandu

Nepal Tuesday declared capital Kathmandu a polythene-free zone as the country observed its official New Year.

Haryana: Schoolgirl invents cooking gas with waste polythene!

A schoolgirl named Radhika in Haryana's Yamuna Nagar has invented a cooking gas using waste polythene.

Taj city bans polythene

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

Explore use of bio-degradable plastic bags: NGT to states

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the authorities of all the states to explore possibility of introducing use of bio-degradable plastic bags instead of polythene bags of any thickness.

Dhumal calls for making Himachal polythene-free

Stressing that every developmental
endeavour should be eco-friendly, Himachal Pradesh Chief
Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today sought people`s cooperation
in making the hill-state polythene-free.

Bhopal sets model for polythene waste management

The project, a part of the vision of the housing & environment department, was launched 3 years ago.

Cotton totes need to used 131 times to be `eco-friendly`

Cotton bags offered by many supermarkets may be less "green" than plastic carriers.

HC asks UP to issue notification banning use of polythene near Ganga

Concerned over alarming pollution
level in the Ganges river, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday
asked Uttar Pradesh government to issue a notification banning
the use of polythene in the vicinity of the river.

Haryana bans polythene bags

The Haryana government Saturday announced a complete ban on usage, storage and recycling of polythene carry bags in the state

Scientists develop heat-conducting polythene

American scientists have developed
a new variety of polythene, the most widely used polymer, that
can conduct heat like most metals do yet remains an electrical
insulator.

Scientists develop heat-conducting polythene

American scientists have developed
a new variety of polythene, the most widely used polymer, that
can conduct heat like most metals do yet remains an electrical
insulator.