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Reuters exclusively reports India set to outlaw six single-use plastic products

Reuters reported exclusively that India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2 – its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the campaign with a ban on as many as six items on Oct. 2, the birth anniversary of independence leader Mahatma Gandhi. These include plastic bags, cups, plates, small bottles, straws and certain types of sachets.

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Topics of Interest: Political & General
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Asia