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Oct 17, 2019, 11.45 PM IST
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Commerce ministry asks e-comm firms to cut single-use plastic in packaging

E-commerce companies have been asked for discarding plastic used in packaging, which accounts for more than 40 per cent of non-fibre plastic, according to an official.

How India's efforts towards reducing its plastic footprint have worked so far

All offices of central and state governments and major PSUs have been told to prohibit single-use plastic products.

Parle Agro to invest Rs 50 crore for recycling PET bottles

Under this programme, Parle Agro plans to facilitate an annual collection of 310 crore PET bottles, recycling nearly 50,000 tonne of PET waste.

How plastic ban will affect businesses and consumers

India’s plastic-processing industry has over 30,000 units and an annual turnover of Rs 2.25 lakh crore.

India Inc readies for a life without plastic

In sync with govt’s movement, companies have started taking measures to scale down use of single-use plastics for office-use products, cafeterias

Vivekabhilash Sharma talks about the universality of wooden buildings

“Earth”, this third rock from the sun that we call home, has cradled, fed and nurtured us for millennia by letting us use all its resources. But the rate at ...

Rajesh Bhandari of A-Class Marble India decodes the DNA of design

In your opinion, how can we not only make design better, but make it matter? Design isn’t just about making aesthetic products. It’s also about providing mea...

How Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute made a turnaround

The intervention is stark. 3.6 MT of plastic waste is estimated to be generated in India every year and a lot of the unrecycled material enter’s the country’s waterbodies.

Beverages fear pain as government steps up to push out single use plastic

Companies are seeking clarity on whether possible ban on single-use plastics will extend to PET bottles.

The Kolkata-based company has ventured into the business alone and has doubled its door manufacturing capacity.

Plywood maker Greenply bets on asset light model for growth

Plywood maker Greenply bets on asset light model for growth

The company has decided to enter into multiple joint ventures (JVs) with regional manufacturers across India for an assured supply of finished products.

Savitri Woods forays into Kerala

Savitri Woods forays into Kerala

The maker of Wigwam brand of plywood has a good presence in North India but has limited share in the southern parts.

French glassmaker Saint-Gobain unveils investments at Chennai facility

French glassmaker Saint-Gobain unveils investments at Chennai facility

Saint-Gobain's global revenues crossed Euro 40.8 billion in 2017. It is present in in 67 countries, runs 945 production sites, and employs over 179,000 employees.

Faber Castell aims to double India growth

Faber Castell aims to double India growth

The revenue of AW Faber Castell India went up 6.8% touching Rs 180 crore in year ended March 2018 from Rs 169 crore in the previous year.

At $3.5 billion, Andhra Pradesh gets India’s single biggest FDI

At $3.5 billion, Andhra Pradesh gets India’s single biggest FDI

Indonesian pulp and paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) is setting up not only India’s but perhaps the largest paper mill in a single site in the world with a capacity of a staggering 5 mtpa.

Uncertain times for JK nominees on Sirpur Board

Uncertain times for JK nominees on Sirpur Board

Sirpur ex-directors’ stance blocking financial statements, thus hitting JK nominees’ directorships in other firms.

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