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Beach cleanup post cyclone Ockhi

Cyclone Ockhi Aftermath: Mumbai’s Civic Body And Beach Clean Up Volunteers Work Hard To Clean Up Trash Deposited By The Cyclone

Cyclone Ockhi deposited garbage worth thousands of tonnes On Mumbai’s beaches, but the BMC and beach cleanup activists ensured prompt removal of garbage was prioritised on days following the cyclone
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Juhi Chawla expresses happiness over plastic ban

Juhi Chawla Expresses Happiness Over Maharashtra’s Move To Ban Plastic Completely

The actor said that plastics were a global problem and not just Maharashtra, but the world was trying to curb plastic pollution
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A Comprehensive Waste Management Model Needed To Cut Down Plastic Generation Dia Mirza

Actor Dia Mirza Shares How She Is Replacing Plastic From Her Life

As a Goodwill Ambassador, the Bollywood actress will work with the United Nations to further spread the message on priority areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change
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27-Year-Old Comes Up With An Alternative To Plastic Carry Bags In 200 Milk Centres

200 milk centres in Ahmedabad will replace plastic carry bags with eco-friendly jute bags developed by a student of National Institute of Design
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War On Plastic: Maharashtra To Appoint Brand Ambassadors To Strengthen Its Ban On Plastic

War On Plastic: Maharashtra To Appoint Brand Ambassadors To Strengthen Its Ban On Plastic

Maharashtra wages war against plastic; first the state banned the use of plastic carry bag from Gudi Padwa, next year and then came the ban on the use of plastic bottles in the government offices including the state secretariat.
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Waste Management: This Jharkhand School Will Use Plastic Bottles To Construct A Toilet

#PlasticBan: Maharashtra Government Bans Use Of Plastic Bottles In All Government Offices

In September, this year, Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam announced a ban on use of all kinds of plastic carry bags which will take effect from Gudi Padwa, next year
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California Brings Down Its Plastic Bag Litter By 72% Within 7 Years

California Brings Down Its Plastic Bag Litter By 72% Within 7 Years

California was the first US state to ban plastic bags in 2014. The ban prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers with plastic bags
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Say No To Plastic Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Cut Down Plastic Usage

Plastic Waste: How Different Countries Are Handling Plastic And What India Can Learn

India's rivers, oceans, landfills are overflowing and choking due to indicriminate waste dumping, especially plastic waste. Some other countries show the way forward
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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

No Marriage Certificates Will Be Granted If Found Guilty Of Using Plastic Plates During Wedding In This Village Of Kerala

Phenomena of Green Weddings in Kerala goes big, now, a village in Kannur district has come up with more stringent rules in a bid to make Kerala a zero-waste state
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Disposable Plastic Ban In Delhi Green Tribunal Asks State Government And Pollution Control For A Status Report

Analysts Urge Center To Build Roads Using Plastic Waste

Analysts support roads built using plastic waste as it reduces costs and makes roads more durable and thus safer
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Coral

Corals Are Developing Taste For Plastics, Says Study

The preference developed by corals for consuming plastic puts them at risk of being choked by indigestible materials
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National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Mechanisms Adopted To Discard Seized Plastic

National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On The Use Of Plastic Despite The Ban

National Green Tribunal last year banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR with effect from January 1, 2017
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