India generates 3.6 lakh million tonnes plastic waste, 50% of it is recycled5 min read 09 Aug 2022, 03:17 PM IST
The minister also said that the number of registered plastic waste processors under Plastic Waste Management Rules is 1,419.
All developed and developing countries are individually taking actions to manage plastic waste, but the onus is mainly on developing countries.
Around 34.7 lakh tonnes per annum (TPA) of plastic wastes was generated by India during 2019-20, Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ashwini Kumar Choubey told the Lok Sabha.
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