Business Independence Day 2019: Can we free India from single-use plastic, Modi asks Updated : August 15, 2019 02:40 PM IST According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), India produces over 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste every day. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.