An Indian man sorts recyclable plastic bottles by a railway track on World Environment Day in Ahmadabad. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022. Photo: AP

India’s PM Narendra Modi vows to abolish all single-use plastic by 2022 as world tries to avoid ‘calamity’

A UN report showed dozens of nations acting to cut plastic, including a ban on plastic bags in Kenya, on styrofoam in Sri Lanka and the use of biodegradable bags in China

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An Indian man sorts recyclable plastic bottles by a railway track on World Environment Day in Ahmadabad. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to make India free of single-use plastics by 2022. Photo: AP
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