Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste

Prior to Mr. Cameron’s dive, the first-ever expedition to Challenger Deep was made by the U.S. Navy in 1960, reaching a depth of 10,912 meters

Plastic Waste: Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor In Deepest-Ever Sub Dive

Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer said he made the unsettling discovery as he descended nearly 6.8 miles to a point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench to find plastic waste ...
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World’s First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off, To Cut 100 Million Single-Use Plastics In A Year

World’s First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off, To Cut 100 Million Single-Use Plastics In A Year

The Australian airline - Qantas becomes world's first zero-waste commercial flight as it will ensure that no products on board will end up in the landfill, instead, every bit will be either be composted or sent for effective recycling ...
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Pay Plastic Waste As Fees, Mantra Of This Unique Assam School That Is Transforming Kids Into Waste Warriors

Pay Plastic Waste As Fees, Mantra Of This Unique Assam School That Is Transforming Kids Into Waste Warriors

In this school of Assam, students get access to free education and learn not just regular curriculum but also get trained to fight real-world challenges such as plastic pollution and other environmental challenges ...
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Welcome To Wazirabad Bundh! In Gurgaon, Art Installations Made From Plastic Waste Invite Attention To Waste Problem

Welcome To Wazirabad Bundh! In Gurgaon, Art Installations Made From Plastic Waste Invite Attention To Waste Problem

To create awareness about the continuous rise in waste generation and the impact of plastic, artists in Gurgaon create immersive art installations ...
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India pledged last year to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2022

United Nations General Assembly President Praises India’s War On Plastic Pollution

The UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, has made the war on single-use plastics a priority of her presidency and announced a festival against plastic pollution called "Play it Out" to grab the attention of the younger audience ...
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The water pods may help find a strong alternative to single-use plastic bottles and could be used for other events such as music festivals among others

Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, organisers of the annual London Marathon distributed water and energy drink in edible pods to about 41,000 runners ...
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‘Eco-friendly Products Need To Be Revived To Replace Plastic’, Says Minister Durga Shanker Mishra Lauding The Green Initiative From Thailand

India has pledged to eliminate single-use-plastic from the country by 2022, to further strengthen the government's deadline, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Durga Shanker Mishra urges people to look for plastic alternatives, shares an inspiring video from Thailand ...
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Kochi To Kanyakumari, Environmentalists Group Bicycle To ‘Replace Plastic’ And Educate Citizens

Kochi To Kanyakumari, Environmentalists Group Bicycle To ‘Replace Plastic’ And Educate Citizens

Five members of AccelerateSD started from Kochi on Thursday (April 25) and will reach Kanyakumari on April 30, covering 350kms on bike meanwhile educating people about plastic pollution ...
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The Trend Of Using Banana Leaves To Pack Veggies And Fruits Instead Of Plastic Travels From Thailand To Chennai

The Trend Of Using Banana Leaves To Pack Veggies And Fruits Instead Of Plastic Travels From Thailand To Chennai

A story of this Chennai based superstore which has recently started packaging its veggies and fruits in banana leaves is an inspiration for everyone who wants to bring in a green change in the country ...
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Ms. Mirza was in Himachal Pradesh, shooting her upcoming web series, when she decided to join the Sunday clean-up drive

Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment

Dia Mirza recently teamed up with the volunteers of Healing Himalaya Foundation for a cleanup drive and the team collected about 120 sacks full of plastic waste ...
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Last year, Sainath collected nearly 2,500 kg of paper and 250 kg of plastics with the help of the robot

Plastic Pollution: Indian Student Invents Robots To Clean Oceans And Help Farmers

Sainath Manikandan, a school student in UAE built the Marine Robot Cleaner that helps preserve the marine environment and Agriculture Robot that help reduce the labour of farmers ...
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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

The Plastic Mess: Annual Plastic Waste Generation In India Much More Than It Reports, States CPCB

A recent report by CPCB states that India is generating much more plastic than it is reporting and underlines the grim statistics of India's plastic waste management reality, here's all you need to know ...
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