Mumbai Metro One Stops Use of One-Time Plastic W.E.F 2nd Oct

Mumbai Metro One Fully Supports Plastic Ban in The State

Mumbai Metro One
Mumbai Metro One

MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): Commemorating 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Reliance Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro One has completely stopped the use of one-time plastic in its premises. Mumbai’s first Metro has already shared timely communication with all the F&B kiosks and retail outlets at all 12 Metro stations regarding the plastic ban and suggested alternatives to avoid consumption of plastic. As a result, all the business partners have moved to alternatives for plastic such as paper cups, cloth bags, paper bags, etc

Jumbo King at Mumbai Metro One Station
Jumbo King at Mumbai Metro One premises

As per the directives issued by the department of environment, the government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Metro One and its retail partners are committed to making the premises plastic-free.

PET/PETE bottles having a liquid holding capacity of 200 ml and more Less than 200 ml of drinking water PET/PETE bottles  
Plastic material more than 50-micron thickness with a minimum two gms weight used to seal groceries & grains Plastic mineral water pouch
Compostable plastic bags used for plant nurseries, horticulture, agriculture & handling of solid waste. Plastic/ non-woven/shopping bags/ (with / without handle)
Paper based carton packaging using one or more layer of plastic. One time / single-use disposable items such as dish, bowl, spoon, cups, plates, glasses, fork, bowl, container, straw, etc made up of Thermocol (Polystyrene) or Plastic
Virgin plastic bag used for milk having a thickness not less than 50 micron Any Compostable Plastic bags
Recyclable multilayered plastic used for shampoo sachet, chips/oil/chocolate packet, etc Use of Plastic & Thermocol for decoration purpose.
Plastic items used for domestic purpose  
The plastic used for packaging of medicine, medical equipment & medical products  
Recyclable plastic stationery products used for office & education purpose  
Jumbo King Store at Mumbai Metro One Station Using Paper and wood spoon to avoid one time plastic
JumboKing Store at Mumbai Metro One premises Using Paper bag and wood spoon to avoid one time plastic

An MMOPL spokesperson says, “Mumbai Metro One is fully devoted to its green promise and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. We are committed to complying with such environment-friendly initiatives. It will be our endeavour that all the kiosks at the metro stations comply with the new regulation. We take this opportunity to urge our commuters to stop the use of one-time plastic.”

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