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India set to ban single-use and disposable plastics

With some of the world's dirtiest cities, Modi vows environment 'revolution'

A man sits on a mountain of plastic garbage in Mumbai: India has pledged to eliminate disposable plastics within three years. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

NEW DELHI -- India, which has some of the world's most polluted cities, is moving toward enforcing a nationwide ban on single-use and disposable plastic products, including lightweight plastic bags and coffee cups.

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