Single Use Plastic Ban Items List 2022 in India

Single Use Plastic Ban Items List 2022 in India, Recently banned single use plastic items list PDF, Plastic ban items list includes plastic bags, decoration items, sticks, wrapping and plastic for packaging etc

Single Use Plastic Ban Items List 2022:-The Government of India has banned single use plastic items which have low utility and high littering potential, all over the country from 1 July 2022, the manufacturing, importing, stocking, distribution, selling and use of plastic items is banned in states of India. If anyone violates the ban, Under Section 15 of the environment Protection Act (EPA) and by laws of municipal corporations he will be fined or jailed or both. Government will also set National and State level control rooms for effective enforcement of the Single Use Plastic Ban.

The illegal manufacturing and import, stocking, distribution of single use plastic ban items will be controlled by Union Environment Ministry and Central pollution Control Board of India. It will also promote development of new alternative plastics ban items. Not only India but also Whole World has started this type of initiative to control pollution due to single use Plastic items. World Environment organization declared International Plastic Bag Free Day on 3 July and World Paper Day on 12th July. It was created as a worldwide initiative for the purpose of getting rid of the single use plastic bags around the world.

Single Use Plastic Ban Items List 2022

Single Use Plastic ban items list include plastic bags, plastic decoration items, plastic sticks used in ice cream and candy, wrapping plastic for packaging, plastic cutlery items, thermocol items. Single used items means items made of plastic which are used only once and then thrown, List of Single Use Plastic Ban items is given below

  1. Plastic Bags
  2. Plastic Plates
  3. Plastic Sticks for balloons
  4. Plastic Flags
  5. Candy Sticks
  6. Ice-Cream Sticks
  7. Ear Buds with Plastic Sticks
  8. Wrapping or packing films around sweet boxes
  9. Invitation Cards wrapping of plastics
  10. Cigarette packets wrapping films
  11. Plastic Cups
  12. Plastic Glasses
  13. Plastic Cutlery like forks, spoons, knives, etc
  14. Plastic trays
  15. Straws made of Plastics
  16. Plastic or PVC banners less than 100 micron
  17. Polystyrene or Thermocol for decoration
  18. Non -woven plastic with less than 60 GSM (Gram per square meter)
  19. Stirrers made of Plastics

The plastics used in packaging of Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) like toothpaste, soap, cookies, notebook, chocolate etc will not banned. these will be covered under the extended producer responsibility (EPR) guidelines. Disposable Plastic bags will be replaced with thicker ones to encourage re-use of that plastic bags.

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From which date ban on Plastic Items imposed?

The Government of India has banned single use plastic items which have low utility and high littering potential, all over the country from 1 July 2022.

What action will be taken against people or firm or shopkeeper violating the ban of single use plastic items?

Violators of single use plastic ban items will be fined or jailed or both

International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed on which date?

International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed on 3 July. It was created as a worldwide initiative for the purpose of getting rid of the single use plastic bags around the world.

World Paper bag Day is on which date?

World Paper Day is on 12th July, Motive of Paper day is to reduce single use plastic bags and go green with paper bags

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