With India among the top four biggest plastic polluters in the world, a new ban on disposable plastics in New Delhi sends a big message. As of January 1, 2017, India's capital now prohibits plastic cutlery, bags, cups, and other forms of single-use plastic. The ban comes in the nick of time. In November 2016, CNN declared New Delhi the “most polluted city on Earth,” due to its incredible smog levels.
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