Environment ministry gears up to phase out single use plastics by 2022 | Latest News India – Flash News24
The Union environment ministry on Tuesday launched a two-month long awareness campaign on single use plastics. A series of events are lined up for the same. The ministry issued a draft notification in March this year to phase out single use plastic products in phases by 2022 by amending the plastic waste management rules. The manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of ear buds with plastic sticks, plastic sticks for balloons, plastic flags, candy sticks, ice-cream sticks, polystyrene [thermocol] for decoration will be prohibited from January 1, 2022.
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