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United Nations Environment Assembly Adopts India’s Resolutions On Single-Use Plastic, Sustainable Nitrogen Management

The resolution adopted by the United Nations Environment Assembly on addressing single-use plastic pollution urges members to develop national or regional plans, propose environment-friendly alternatives and improve waste management practices ...
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The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding

The Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta wedding was a plastic-free event and as they chose to use bio-degradable cutlery made of sugarcane fiber ...
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National Green Tribunal Asks Poll Panel, Government To Consider Banning Campaign Material Made Of Plastic

The petitioner seeking the ban has claimed that the campaigning material made of plastic are used during the elections and later discarded as waste, which is extremely harmful for the environment ...
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Samsung Electronics To Follow Sustainable Route By Ditching Plastic Packaging In All Their Products

In order to comply with the company’s sustainability policy, Samsung Electronics plans to minimise plastic use and replace product packaging with environment-friendly materials by the first half of 2019 ...
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Elections 2019: Don’t Use Single-Use Plastic For Lok Sabha Poll Preparations, Environment Ministry Asks States, Union Territories

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has laid down standard guidelines to be followed by the states and Union Territories regarding single-use plastics and asserts that the government offices and events must completely ban all types of plastic ...
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy ...
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Two brothers from Chennai aim to distribute one lakh cloth bags to vendors by January 26
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Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban: These Chennai Brothers Are On A Mission To Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free To Vendors

Teenagers Jai and Preet Aswani from Chennai aim to make one lakh cloth bags from old bedsheets and pillow covers to replace plastic carry bags, post plastic ban in Tamil Nadu ...
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A ban on single use plastic items was enforced in Tamil Nadu from January 1, 2019
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#CarryYourOwnBag: Tamil Nadu IAS Officer Is Challenging People To Go Eco-Friendly And Support Plastic Ban

In a bid to draw the tech-savvy generation’s attention to the plastic ban of Tamil Nadu in Thoothukudi, an IAS officer has started a social media challenge asking people to share pictures of their cloth bags and nominate their friends to do the same ...
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A total of 15 tonnes of plastic has been collected by the Madurai Municipal Corporation since the plastic collection drive began
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Plastic Ban: Madurai Kickstarts 2019 On An Eco-Friendly Note, Citizens Exchange Plastic With Cloth Bags

Madurai Municipal Corporation has organised an exchange drive for 15 days starting from December 31, 2018 where thousands of citizens are depositing their plastic items and receiving cloth bags in return ...
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India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually
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Plastic Bans In Five States, Here’s How India Fared In Fighting Plastic Pollution In 2018

India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and it aims to eliminate single-use plastic items by 2022. Here’s a look at steps taken by some of the states in 2018 to fight against plastic pollution ...
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Bihar becomes the 26th state in the country to impose ban on a plastic item
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Bihar Bans Plastic Bag: Here’s All You Need To Know

From December 23, the Bihar government imposes a complete ban on the manufacture, store, import, transport, sale and use of plastic carry bags in the state ...
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Maharashtra imposed a ban on single-use plastic items on June 23
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: State To Distribute 35 Lakh Cloth Bags Among Students

Maharashtra state environment minister Ramdas Kadam said children are the carriers of change and through the cloth bags they can promote the plastic ban at home ...
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