This month Maharashtra government relaxed its almost non-existent four-year ban on single-use plastic. Using disposable items and containers made of compostable material has been permitted with immediate effect. Can the economic benefit of using plastic be greater than the environmental benefits of shunning it? Host Kalpana Pathak talks to Lalit Gandhi, President, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, Nadiya Sarguroh, Principal Associate, MZM Legal and Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment and Waste Management Division, The Energy and Resources Institute or TERI.
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