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Whereas draft rules in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (viii) of sub section (2) of section 3 read with section 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986) was published in the Gazette vide S.O. 980 (E) dated 20th November, 1998 entitled Recycled Plastics Usage Rules, 1998 inviting objections from the public within 60 days from the date of the publication of the said notification and whereas all objections received were duly considered;

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The Haryana Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1998 Govt. of Haryana Local Government Department

No. Leg. 9/98- The following Act of the Legislature of the state of Haryana received the assent of the Governor of Haryana on the 24th February, 1998 and is hereby published for general information

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TN Plastics Bill

A Bill to provide for prohibition of sale, storage, transport and use of certain plastic articles for the protection of environment and public health and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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Plastics Recycling And The Need For Bio-Polymers

Recycling is a flourishing business in India’s informal sector, retrieving 10-15% of urban wastes and employing millions in a sometimes illicit, twilight activity. But Recyclables are not always Recycled. This paper described what is recycled today, what is not, and therefore where there are opportunities for the use of bio-polymer products and packaging. New legislation may soon be framed to promote product stewardship, producer responsibility and waste minimization in India, similar to such legislation elsewhere.

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The Uttar Pradesh Plastic And Other Non Biodegradable Garbage

An ORDINANCE to provide for regulation of use and disposal of plastic and other non-biodegradable garbage and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage Control

Chief Officers in accordance with these rules, such post may continue to be hold by Officers who are holding such force for the time being as if these rules have not come into force.

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West Bengal Plastics Bans

Considering the impact of indiscriminate use of plastic carry bags in such environmentally sensitive areas, the State Board, in exercise of the powers conferred under 33A of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 banned the use, sale and procesing of plastic carry bags in the following areas with effect from 15.09.2001.

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Review Note On Use Of Waste Plastic Litter In Roads, June 2004
MS Word Document

Waste plastic carrybags are a problem everywhere nowadays. They block drains and cause flooding in cities. Blowing across fields from open garbage dumps, they reduce germination and block rainwater percolation into the soil, affecting agriculture.

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Wonderful use for thin plastic road-waste

Discarded thin-plastic carry-bags are a menace.

In town they clog drains, cause flooding, choke animals that eat them and are unsightly.
Strewn across fields, they block germination and prevent rainwater absorption by soil.
Recycling plastic by melting releases fumes,and is only possible 3-4 times.
Toxic contents might leach into recycled water-pots or water-pipes.

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Ministry of Environment & Forests Notification

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6, 8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the following draft of an amendment to the Recycled Plastics Manufacture and usage Rules, 1999 is hereby published , for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is hereby given that the said Amendment rules will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of 60 days from the date on which the gazette copies containing this notification are made available to the public;

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Styrofoam for Tar Roads

Under House Bill 1465, regulations developed by the state Pollution Control and Ecology Commission after public input then be used by landfill operators and recycling centers to recycle Styrofoam from homes and businesses.

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Wonderful use for thin plastic road-waste

In town they clog drains, cause flooding, choke animals that eat them and are unsightly.


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Plastics Recycling and the Need for Biopolymers

Let us be proud of India’s small ecological footprint!


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