Ban on single use Plastic Current Affairs - 2019

Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link

IR to recharge phones of passengers using Plastic Bottle Crushers at stations

Indian Railways will help recharge phones of passengers if they use plastic bottle crushing machines installed at stations. The step is in a bid to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to junk single use plastic. In PM Modi’s 2019 Independence Day speech he appealed to nation to eliminate single-use plastic and to find alternatives Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

Tags:

Indian Railways to prohibit single-use plastic from October 2

In a move to curb use of plastics, Union Ministry of Railways has directed all regional offices to ensure complete removal of single-use plastics from all railways stations effective from 2 October 2019. The move is an effort by Indian Railways to shield the environment from menace of plastic. Key Highlights Indian Railways has directed Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

Tags:

New Zealand bans Single-Use Plastic shopping bags

New Zealand has officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags with effect from 1 July 2019. It has also introduced hefty fines for businesses that continue to provide them. As per United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) more than 80 countries have already introduced similar bans. Key Highlights Background: The Waste Minimisation (Plastic Shopping Bags) Regulations 2018, Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

Tags:

Puducherry to Ban Single-Use Plastic from March 1

The government of Puducherry has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products from March 1. To ensure the ban is effective on the ground both in letter and spirit, the government of Puducherry would be conducting a massive drive to create awareness among the merchants and the public on the necessity of Read More…

Month:  Categories: States

Tags:

Monthly Current Affairs Compilations are also available in GKToday's Academy App for Android Mobiles. Download Now