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Retail Outlets Charge Extra Money for Plastic Carry Bags

By HIOC Team

5 Oct 11: To implement plastic ban effectively, GHMC has given instructions for the retailers and other businesses to use plastic above 40 microns and to charge the customers with a nominal price for these bags. Taking this as advantage, the retailers, small grocery stores and big shopping malls in the city are charging... »

Ban on Plastic to be Implemented from July 1

By HIOC Team

3 may 2011: The Mayor of Hyderabad has announced that the ban on the usage of plastic in the city will come in to effect from July 1. A month long awareness campaign is being held in the city by GHMC by pasting posters, banners and also through audio-visual media to home. The ban... »

SCB Bans Plastic

By correspondent

The Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) decided to seize recycled plastic covers from June from shops and business establishments, as part of its drive against recycled plastic. SCB Chief executive officer, C Ravindra said that ban on recycled plastic would be effective from 1st June. They started creating awareness by distributing one lakh pamphlets to... »

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