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Spiti Valley Is Highlighting Plastic Menace With This Unique Art Installation Made With Discarded PET Bottles

Spiti Valley Is Highlighting Plastic Menace With This Unique Art Installation Made With Discarded PET Bottles

Discarded plastic bottles have been put to good use with this unique art installation made from plastic pet bottles that reads ‘I pledge to say no to plastic bottled water in Spiti’
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U-17 World Cup Match Sees Plastic Bottles And Packets Discarded Indiscriminately At Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi was the dumping ground for discarded plastic bottles and packets after India’s second match in the FIFA U-17 World Cup
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A mural celebrating the U-17 FIFA World Cup

A Green Forum In Navi Mumbai Uses Plastic Bottle Caps To Make A Mural On The Occasion Of The FIFA U-17 World Cup

The mural, created by the Green Society Forum from over 7,000 plastic bottle caps, celebrates the spirit of the FIFA U-17 World Cup and aims to create consciousness about waste management
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Say No To Plastic Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Cut Down Plastic Usage

Goa On The Road To Become Plastic Free, Bans Plastic From All Government Offices: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

As India is fighting with its waste woes, there is one state that is making a difference by taking various steps to go plastic-free. Here’s what Goa is doing
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International Coastal Cleanup Day: More Than 3,000 People Unite To Remove Around 2.54 Lakh Kilograms Of Plastic And Garbage From Versova

International Coastal Cleanup Day: More Than 3,000 People Unite To Remove Around 2.54 Lakh Kilograms Of Plastic And Garbage From Versova

The world’s biggest and longest cleanup drive at the Versova Beach crosses 100 week mark of continuous cleanup, waste cleared so far 7.2 million kilos
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Maharashtra To Celebrate Its New Year-Gudi Padwa By Banning Plastic Carry Bags, Citizens ‘Thrilled’

Kenya Imposes World’s Toughest Law Against Plastic Bags

In a bid to reduce plastic pollution, Kenya imposed the world’s toughest law - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000
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Governments Asks Companies To Recycle Plastic Waste

Plastic Ban In Delhi: The North Delhi Municipal Corporation Seizes 150 Kg Of Polythene Bags

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation is supporting the Green Court’s order on plastic ban and trying their best to enforce the ban effectively
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Tackling Plastic Waste: Port Blair Takes Initial Steps To Construct Roads Out Of Plastic Waste

Though roads made out of plastic account for more than 30,000 kilometres in India, there is a long way to go before the practice is wholly adopted across all states
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#PlasticBan: Why Have You Not Enforced It Strictly, National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Overuse Of Plastic Bags istock_660

World’s Plastic Waste Could Bury New York’s Manhattan 2 Miles Deep, Says Study

In 2015, the world created 448 million tonnes of plastic that is more than twice as much as made in 1998
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Delhi’s Plastic Ban: Authorities Seize 8,000 Kilos Of Plastic Bags In Two Weeks

#PlasticBan: Why Have You Not Enforced It Strictly, National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Overuse Of Plastic Bags

The National Green Tribunal had last year banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR especially at hotels, restaurants and for public and private functions with effect from Janurary this year
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62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction

62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction

As per government plans, using plastic waste in construction of National Highways within 50 km periphery of urban areas with population of five lakh or more will be beneficial
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Maharashtra To Celebrate Its New Year-Gudi Padwa By Banning Plastic Carry Bags, Citizens ‘Thrilled’

World’s Plastic Waste If Spread Equally Can Cover An Area Size Of Argentina: Study

Of the nine billion tonnes of plastic produced in last 6 decades nearly 80% of it had ended up in landfills and if this continues then by 1950, the number is estimated to rise to 13 billion tonnes as per a study by University of California
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