Maharashtra government realises folly, walks back on plastic buyback

In a major twist in the buyback scheme for used drinking water bottles, the state government will allow packaged water manufacturers to purchase bottles from consumers on their weight rather than on per-piece basis. The state environment department and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) officials said this would align the deposit and buyback system with the present recycling system.

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