No ‘Imminent Ban' On Single-Use Plastic
The Hindu Bangalore|September 10, 2019
No ‘Imminent Ban' On Single-Use Plastic
Javadekar says Modi did not say ‘ban’ on such waste at UN meet, but only said ‘goodbye’ to it
Jacob Koshy

There is no imminent ban on single-use plastic, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Monday.

At a press conference, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not spoken about a “ban” on single-use plastic, but only said “goodbye” to it. “From October 2, we will begin an attempt to collect all that waste. Nearly 10,000 tonnes of plastic waste remains uncollected,” he said.


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September 10, 2019