Industry: Plastic products

Over 25 State governments may have to pay environment compensation of ₹1 crore each for not submitting their action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the Central Pollution Control Board.
May 26, 2019, 3:26 p.m.

The Tamil Nadu Plastics Manufacturers’ Association (TAPMA) has demanded the withdrawal of the State government’s proposed plastics ban from January, stating that the move is discriminatory and will have a negative impact on the lives of about two lakh people, besides causing financial stress to banks.
Dec. 10, 2018, 4:42 p.m.

India’s plastics exports grew 31.6 per cent at $4.59 billion during April - September 2018 as against $3.48 billion in same period last year, registering a faster pace of growth than the overall.
Nov. 5, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

India’s policy development comes as China continues its rejection of scrap materials, particularly plastics, from other countries.
Nov. 1, 2018, 11:24 a.m.

Henkel was the first global fast-moving consumer goods company to team up with social enterprise Plastic Bank one year ago.
Oct. 5, 2018, 11:05 a.m.

Products wrapped in plastic material might be banned in the wake of industries failing to evolve a buyback chain for the recollection, recycling plastic wrappers.
Oct. 4, 2018, 2:37 p.m.

Iran Plast exhibition, The largest plastic Industry event in Middle East has kicked off yesterday with companies from more than 15 countries.
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Research suggests that roughly 8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the ocean annually. Solutions should include policies like a plastic deposit return system under EPR
Sept. 20, 2018, 1:17 p.m.

With Maharashtra becoming the latest state to ban plastic, we look at why it is a global menace
July 1, 2018, 9:38 a.m.

Multinational companies like Amazon Inc and H&M are lobbying to soften a ban against single-use plastic imposed by an Indian state last week, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
June 29, 2018, 3:30 a.m.