Ban on Single-Use Plastics (SUP) items in India
The ban on certain SUP items started to have an effect form 1st July 2022.
According to Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, “the government had given enough time to the industry and the general public to prepare for the ban on SUP items and hopes for everyone’s cooperation in implementing it.”
Violation of the ban will invite punitive action, including a fine or a jail or both, detailed under Section 15 of the EPA and under by laws of respective municipal corporation, officials in the union environment ministry said.
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