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Himachal bans disposable plastic products


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) After the success of ban on polythene bags, Himachal Pradesh Sunday imposed a ban on disposable plastic products. Packaged drinking water can, however, still be sold ... Read more...

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Himachal bans plastic products from Oct 2


September 26th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has banned disposable plastic products from Oct 2, an official statement said here Monday. Packaged drinking water will, however, not be affected by the ... Read more...

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Himachal takes green road to plastic disposal


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to surface 150 km of state roads this fiscal by adding shredded plastic waste to tar, a minister said Tuesday."Molten plastic with liquid ... Read more...

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Pawar for setting up of food processing mission


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Minister for Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar has mooted setting up of a National Food Processing Mission to spur the sector's growth rate from around ... Read more...

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Himachal’s eco drive gets prime minister’s award


April 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) An innovative anti-polythene drive by Himachal Pradesh Thursday won the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration, a statement said.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave ... Read more...

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Himachal bans plastic cups, plates


January 29th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) After imposing a ban on the use of all types of polythene bags made of non-biodegradable materials, Himachal Pradesh has decided to ban disposable plastic products from August ... Read more...

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Himachal’s plastic waste drive may earn it national award


January 12th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) An innovative scheme launched by Himachal Pradesh to remove polythene wastes by using these to surface roads may win the state government a national award, an official said ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh to recycle plastic pouches


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to minimise littering of plastic waste in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, the government has asked consumers to return empty edible oil pouches to the ... Read more...

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Himachal to do away with plastic liquor bottles


March 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) In a step towards making Himachal Pradesh plastic-free, the state government has decided to do away with plastic liquor bottles from April 1 and promote glass ones, an ... Read more...

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Costa Rica to help Himachal check carbon emissions


February 14th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) South American nation Costa Rica has expressed its willingness to enable Himachal Pradesh to emerge as a carbon-neutral state by reducing greenhouse emissions and earning carbon credits. An eight-member ... Read more...

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‘Remove plastic, save environment’ campaign in Himachal (Lead)


December 20th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will launch a week-long campaign on Monday to remove polythene bags from roads, hill slopes and other areas in a major community-driven environment protection initiative. People across ... Read more...

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Himachal to launch fresh no polythene drive


December 20th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 20 (IANS) In another major initiative towards community-driven environment protection, Himachal Pradesh will Monday launch a week-long campaign to remove polythene bags lying scattered on hills and in residential areas. People ... Read more...

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Himachal to launch plastic-free drive


December 8th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will launch a week-long campaign from Dec 21 to make the state plastic-free by removing all polythene bags from residential areas and hillsides, the ... Read more...

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Total ban on plastic bags in Himachal from Oct 2


August 16th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to impose a total ban on the use of plastic bags from Oct 2, state Environment Minister J.P. Nadda said Sunday. "From Oct 2, ... Read more...

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Kashmir says a stern ‘no’ to use of polythene and allied products


June 9th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
By Nadeem KhanSrinagar, June 9 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the transportation, dumping, sale and use of non-biodegradable materials in the state.It includes 16 items of non-biodegradable material ... Read more...

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