The project currently takes into account single-use (disposable) plastic and will cover all three terminals of IGI airport.

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport is all set to become the first plastic-free airport in India in the next five months, according to a report by TOI.


Disposable plastic items that are thrown away after one use come under this category. 

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This initiative aligns itself with the government’s goal of eliminating all single-use plastic by 2022. 

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Reports suggest that several outlets at the Delhi airport have already replaced single-use plastic with paper and bio-based compostable materials.

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Reports further state that, after Delhi, Bengaluru International Airport is also taking necessary steps to ban the use of single-use plastic.

This is an appreciable effort keeping in mind the problems increasing amount of plastic waste is posing to us.