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India Delays Single-use Plastics Ban

October 2, 2019

Via: Waste360

India announced this week that it is postponing its plan to impose a ban on single-use plastics as the industry copes with an economic slowdown and job losses.

Reuters reports that the plan was to implement a ban on plastic bags, cups, plates, small bottles, straws and certain types of sachets on October 2. For now, the government is instead trying to curb their use.

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