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Bioplastic Bags Gaining Momentum in India and Italy

El Segundo, California, April 23, 2013 (PBBR) – Bioplastic resins used in the manufacture of single-use grocery bags are gaining momentum in India and Italy according to Cereplast, Inc. Cereplast, based in El Segundo, is receiving orders for its Cereplast Compostables┬« resins from the two countries in anticipation of stronger…

Delhi High Court Refuses to Block Plastic Bag Ban

DELHI, India, November 24, 2012 (ENS) – A maximum penalty of imprisonment for up to five years plus a fine of up to Rs. 1 lahk (US$1,800) awaits violators of Delhi’s new plastic bag ban, which took effect on Friday. “The ban on plastic bags will come into effect tomorrow.…

Delhi’s New Plastic Bag Ban Carries Stiff Penalties

NEW DELHI, India, September 12, 2012 (ENS) – The government of India’s capital city says its some 17 million residents will have to learn to shop without plastic bags. On Tuesday, the Delhi cabinet approved an order imposing a blanket ban on the use, storage, sale and manufacture of single-use…

Dharamsala, India Plastic Bag Ban

Wendy Pabian A few weeks ago, I received an email from a lady telling me that she had just gotten back from Dharamsala, India. She said that they had banned plastic bags and that I should write about it. Wendy spent the months of August, September and October of 2011…