Reliance launches new road project to counter pushback against plastics

Reliance Industries, India's largest petchem player, is launching a project to use plastics in road construction, amid growing concerns over pollution in the country of 1.3 billion whose major cities are often plagued with smog and litter.

India, which uses about 14 million tonnes of plastic annually, lacks an organized system for management of plastic waste, leading to widespread littering. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is urging India to end consumption of single-use plastics by 2022. But Indians should focus on fighting.....

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