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

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

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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Say No To A Plastic Bag And Opt For An Alternative, Actor Juhi Chawla Spreads This Message For A Swachh India

Plastic bags and its ills are drawing attention from all quarters experts, environmentalists, NGOs, government and prominent citizens. Today actor Juhi Chawla decided to urge people to say no to plastic bags
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Dealing With Plastic Waste: Mumbai Metro Installs Plastic Crushers To Recycle Bottles

Dealing With Plastic Waste: Mumbai Metro Installs Plastic Crushers To Recycle Bottles

Mumbai Metro has installed plastic crushers at six out of 12 stations. The crushed plastic bottles will be sent for recycling to fiber-manufacturing companies and will be used as raw materials for clothing, carpets, grocery bags and and so on
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These Hyderabad Swachh Warriors Aim To Build 100 Bus Shelters Out Of Plastic Bottles In Next 24 Months

These Hyderabad Swachh Warriors Aim To Build 100 Bus Shelters Out Of Plastic Bottles In Next 24 Months

Prashant Lingam and his wife Aruna Kappagantula recently constructed a 12x12 feet donation centre with 1,500 PET bottles for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
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These IT Professionals Show India How To Turn Waste Plastic Bags In To Fashionable Handbags

#BreakFreeFromPlastic: Top 5 Alternatives To Plastic Bags That Are Available In The Market

Plastic bags are killing our planet, it is expected that the world will consume 5 trillion plastic bags this year. To save the plane here are 5 alternatives to plastic bags
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A Nation Without Plastic Waste – Dream Of A Young Innovator, Can It Be A Reality?

India generates around 56 lakh tonnes of plastic waste annually. It is a hard task to believe that India can become a zero-plastic-waste country, but, this reality can be changed, thanks to innovations like these
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#WorldOceansDay: A Reminder That Oceans Need Our Attention

International Plastic Bag Free Day: Here’s How Plastic Bags Are Killing Our Planet

On International Plastic Bag Free Day, we give you 5 reasons to ditch the use of plastic bags. Make this green switch and save the environment
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