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Multi -Stakeholders Consultation on Plastics Packaging & "Single Use Plastics” : Dated : 04/04/2019 - Delhi --- -- A REPORT

Government of India has pledged to eliminate use of “Single Use Plastics” by 2022. To facilitate the process of developing a broad consensus of multiple stakeholders on the issue and assist regulatory authorities in evolving a pragmatic road map,ICPE had organizing a Multi Stakeholders’ Consultation at India International Centre Annex, New Delhi on Thursday, the 4th April, 2019.

Points for Deliberation were:

  • Clarity on what constitutes Single Use Plastics.
  • Impact on packaging industry – Brand owners, retailers and consumers
  • Alternatives to Single Use Plastics – Viability, technical feasibility and environmental compatibility.
  • Impact on industry, consumer and environment by the use of proposed alternatives.
  • Opportunities – Innovation, new materials, packaging design, circular economy.
  • Role of stake holders particularly plastic industry to face the challenge.
  • Suitability of time line for India for the proposed change

Preliminary report (to be updated) contains two presentations.


Dr. R.S. Sodhi M.D. GCMMF(AMUL), Anand, Gujarat - Presentation

Dr. Ms. Almitra Patel, Member, Supreme Court Committee for SWM - Presentation


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