Phasing out single use plastics: Ban or eliminate? Need for alternative solutions to address multiple concerns
The main reason for the worry on an outright ban on single use plastics is escalating economic costs and job losses for people involved in the sector.
I opposed ban on single use plastic as it would cause job loss: Congress era environment minister wants India to keep using plastic
Jairam Ramesh had opposed PM Modi’s environmental friendly measure of banning single-use plastic, claiming that it will affect jobs.
PM while addressing the citizens of the country on the 73rd Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort urged people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic