JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use the Site in standard view. However, it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser. To use standard view, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options.

| Last Updated: 04/01/2023

Upcoming Event

Past Event

SUP item banned w.e.f 31st December 2022

plastic banned

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021 on 12th August 2021 prohibiting manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of the following identified single use plastic items, which have low utility and high littering potential, with effect from 1st July, 2022:
- ear buds with plastic sticks, plastic sticks for balloons, plastic flags, candy sticks, ice-cream sticks, polystyrene [Thermocol] for decoration.
- plates, cups, glasses, cutlery such as forks, spoons, knives, straw, trays, wrapping or packing films around sweet boxes, invitation cards, and cigarette packets, plastic or PVC banners less than 100 micron, stirrers.

 

The notification also prohibits manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of plastic carry bags having thickness less than 75 microns with effect from 30th September 2021, and having thickness less than 120 microns with effect from the 31st December, 2022. Non-woven plastic carry bags of less than 60 gram persqm (GSM) is also prohibited from 30th September 2021.

 


The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has also notified the Guidelines on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Plastic Packaging vide Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2022, on 16th February, 2022. 

 

» Also See Awareness Materials on SUP Ban