India’s ban on 19 single-use plastics has prompted changes in its cigarette industry. Before July 1, Indian cigarette manufacturers had changed their previous conventional plastic packaging to biodegradable plastic packaging. The Tobacco Institute of India (TII) claims that their members have been converted and the biodegradable plastics used meet international standards, as well as the recently issued BIS standard. They also claim that the biodegradation of biodegradable plastics begins in contact with the soil and naturally biodegrades in composting without stressing solid waste collection and recycling systems.
Post time: Jul-20-2022