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National Green Tribunal Bans Waste Disposal, Burning Plastics On River Ravi Plains
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National Green Tribunal Bans Waste Disposal, Burning Plastics On River Ravi Plains

National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of municipal solid wastes and burning of plastics on the flood plains of river Ravi as it is leading to serious water and air pollution
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Save The Planet, Make A Green Switch: This Woman Is Fighting The Plastic Menace And Has Made Cutlery From Sugarcane
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Save The Planet, Make A Green Switch: This Woman Is Fighting The Plastic Menace And Has Made Cutlery From Sugarcane

Your choices affect the environment! India produces around 15,342.6 tonnes of plastic waste per day, thanks to Samanvi Bhograj who is fighting the plastic menace with her innovation
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Biodegradable Debit Or Credit Cards Launched By This Bank To Check Plastic Pollution That Is Choking The Planet
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Biodegradable Debit Or Credit Cards Launched By This Bank To Check Plastic Pollution That Is Choking The Planet

To deal with humungous amount of plastic waste, Axis Bank has spearheaded a movement by introducing the first of its kind - eco-friendly cards
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Experts Speak: India Needs A Sanitary Revolution, Still, The Market Is Flooded With Non-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins
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Experts Speak: India Needs A Sanitary Revolution, Still, The Market Is Flooded With Non-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins

India produces over 1 billion non-compostable sanitary pads every month, this boils down to a simple fact that whatever waste has been generated in the form of menstrual waste so far, can still be found in some form on our planet
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Kerala On A Swachh Mission, Hotels Stop The Usage Of Plastic Straws
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Kerala On A Swachh Mission, Hotels Stop The Usage Of Plastic Straws

Around 3.3 million straws are discarded to the landfills every single day in Kerala, to overcome this challenging task, the hotel industry in the state has started the ‘Refuse the Straw’ campaign
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The squads comprising of Suchitwa Mission and revenue department officials in Kerala will conduct inspections at marriage halls, convention centres and hotels and families found violating this rule will be punished
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Weddings In Kerala Go Green, Non-Biodegradable Items To Be Prohibited

The squads comprising Suchitwa Mission and revenue department officials in Kerala will conduct inspections at marriage halls, convention centres and hotels and families found violating this rule will be punished
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Gujarat High Court Allows Usage Of Plastic Cups With 50 Microns Thickness
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Gujarat High Court Allows Usage Of Plastic Cups With 50 Microns Thickness

In 2015, the Gujarat Plastic Manufacturers Association had filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court challenging Amadavad Municipal Corporation’s guideline of banning all kinds of plastic cups and bags fiscal
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Can These Eco-Friendly Bags, Made Out Of Potato And Banana Peels Serve As An Alternative To Plastics In Future?
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Can These Eco-Friendly Bags, Made Out Of Natural Starches And Vegetable Wastes Serve As An Alternative To Plastics In Future?

Meet the waste warrior Ashwath Hegde, who has created bags as an alternative to plastics that take less than 180 days to biodegrade naturally once discarded. Here's how he is helping India fight its plastic waste woes
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Fighting Poverty And Swachh Bharat Cause: Two Youngsters In Bengaluru Make Gardens Using Plastic Bottles And Waste
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Fighting Poverty And Swachh Bharat Cause: Two Youngsters In Bengaluru Make Gardens Using Plastic Bottles And Waste

These two youngsters in Bengaluru are transforming home and office spaces using discarded plastic containers in order to fulfill their dream of Swachh Bharat
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More Than 2 Lakh People In Kannur Ditch Plastic To Make The District India’s 1st Plastic-Free Zone
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More Than 25 Lakh People In Kannur Ditch Plastic To Make It India’s 1st Plastic-Free District

India generates around 56 lakh tonnes of plastic waste annually and the truth is that it takes around 500 to 1000 years for any plastic waste to completely decompose itself. Here's what other cities and states need to learn from Kannur, India's first plastic free district
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IPL Spreads Recycle Plastic Message: Royal Challengers Bangalore Players Don Green Jerseys Made Of Recycled PET Bottles
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IPL Spreads Recycle Plastic Message: Royal Challengers Bangalore Players Don Green Jerseys Made Of Recycled PET Bottles

To spread awareness among masses about clean and green India, the Royal Challengers Bangalore players wore a green jersey during their match on May 7, 2017 against Kolkata Knight Riders
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5 Cool Waste Management Idea From The World That India Can Adopt
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5 Cool Waste Management Ideas From The World That India Can Adopt

India is among the top 10 countries generating the highest amount of municipal solid waste. If we don't change our waste management practices now then soon India will be drowning in its own garbage mess
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