India shelves crackdown on single-use plastic

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on the nation to work towards ending the use of plastic. It comes after India shelved a blanket ban on single-use plastics saying it was too disruptive during an economic slowdown Рthe proposal had already spooked businesses and manufacturers.

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