The world is choking on plastic, affecting every human and animal health, the environment, and biodiversity.

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India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already implemented tons of measures to protect the environment. From the “Nami Ganga Program” launched in June 2017 to “ Swach Bharat Abhiyan” the Indian government has time and show seriousness towards the cause of promoting a substantial and pollution-free world.

India leaped forward to contain this scourge by operationalizing the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021, which bans the manufacture, import, stocking, sale, distribution, and use of single-use plastic (SUP) items. The first announcement for the phase-out was made on August 15, 2019, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In March 2021, the draft notification was released with the deadline for the phase-out as January 1, 2022.

This step is no doubt explaining step towards digging the nuisance created by non-biodegradable plastic, plastic pollution is the most for human health as small plastic particles may harm our health once they have entered our bodies. Plastic products contain several additives. A number of these additives are associated with serious health problems such as hormone-related cancers, infertility, and neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHA and autism.

Here are some measures via which you can avoid the use of plastic
•    Avoid single-use plastic such as drinking straws
•    If you go shopping, remember to take a cloth bag
•    Pay attention and put your plastic waste in the correct recycling container.
•    Replace plastic Tupperware with glass or steel containers
•    When hanging out washing use wooden pegs instead of plastic ones
•    Stop buying bottled water