India’s Tata Power Holds ‘Plastic-Free Campaign’

India’s Tata Power Holds ‘Plastic-Free Campaign’

Mumbai, India, May 6, 2014 – Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has been undertaking various initiatives to conserve the environment in and around the project sites. In line with this philosophy, Tata Power organized a ‘Plastic-Free Campaign’ in Chembur – Mumbai to spread awareness on a large scale about saving the environment from […]

Bioplastic Bags Gaining Momentum in India and Italy

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 plastic bag regulations in both […]

Delhi High Court Refuses to Block Plastic Bag Ban

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. All the concerned agencies have […]

Delhi’s New Plastic Bag Ban Carries Stiff Penalties

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 plastic carry bags in the […]

Dharamsala, India Plastic Bag Ban

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 in and around Dharamsala and […]