More on plastic ban in Mumbai - India's first plastic buyback scheme to kick in

Maharashtra governemnt will launch a plastic buyback scheme - the first in India - to ensure recycling of plastics that has been banned. This scheme will launch on Wednesday.

The scheme currently will offer buyback by retailers on PET bottles and milk pouches. In effect, a deposit paid to a retailer will be returned by handing bottles and pouches back to the store. 

To know more about the ban, readers may refer notification called the Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products (Manufacture, Usage, Sale, transport, handling and Storage) notification, 2018.

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