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Airports Authority of India declares 20 more airports single-use plastic free

5 Sep 2019 by Business Traveller India
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The Airports Authority of India has declared 20 more airports single-use plastic free in addition to the 35 airports that had already been known for the same.

In compliance with the directions issued by the Ministry of Environment to beat plastic pollution, various bans have been implemented on single-use plastic products like straws, plastic cutlery, plates etc.

The 20 airports that were declared ‘single-use plastic free terminals’ include Allahabad, Aurangabad, Belgaum, Bhuj, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Gaya, Gorakhpur, Jabalpur, Jamnagar, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kangra, Khajuraho, Leh, Rajahmundry, Rajkot, Silchar, Surat and Tuticorin.

The airports that were already free of single-use plastic in phase 1 of the initiative are Agartala, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Goa, Guwahati, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Srinagar, Tiruchirappalli, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.

AAI tweeted: 

Namrata Bhandari 

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