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The Top Priority Of All States Should Be To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic By 2022, Says Environment Secretary

The Top Priority Of All States Should Be To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic By 2022, Says Environment Secretary

The Environment Secretary C K Mishra has directed all the states and union territories to completely ban all types of plastic carry bags, thermocol disposable cutlery and discourage the use of plastic made items like artificial banners, flags, flowers, water bottles, plastic folders among others ...
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Spooked By PM Modi's Plastics Ban, Companies In India Seek Clarity And Exemptions

Spooked By PM Modi’s Plastics Ban, Companies In India Seek Clarity And Exemptions

A ban on single-use plastic will be imposed from October 2 this year, which has prompted the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), an industrial lobby group to urge the government to conduct a consultation with industries on finalising the items to be banned and items to be exempted ...
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The Less We Use Plastic, The Better For Us, Nature, Air And Water, Says Vicky Kaushal

The Less We Use Plastic, The Better For Us, Nature, Air And Water, Says Vicky Kaushal

Actor Vicky Kaushal said that the members of film industry are making an effort to reduce the use of plastic and have started opting for sustainable items like steel bottles instead of plastic bottles ...
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic

North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic

In the run-up to Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has started an anti-plastic campaign under which all employees will be taking a pledge to not eradicate the use of plastic from their daily routine ...
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Plastics: Himachal Government To Buy Back Single-Use Plastic

Plastics: Himachal Government To Buy Back Plastic Waste

The Himachal Pradesh government will now purchase waste from ragpickers, individuals collecting plastic waste from households and urban local bodies ...
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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres

Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres

West Bengal’s Forest Range Officer Papan Mohanta's experiments have become an inspiration for locals as some schools have also created gardens using plastic waste ...
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Plastics: A 2.5 Km Long Road From Plastic Waste Under Construction In Noida To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Plastics: A 2.5 Km Long Road From Plastic Waste Under Construction In Noida To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Noida Authority has taken a step towards better waste management by including the use of plastic waste in the construction of roads instead of discarding in the landfills ...
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Plastic Free: Buddhist Carnival In Leh Monastery To See Minimum Plastic Use

Going Plastic Free: Buddhist Carnival In Leh Monastery To See Minimum Plastic Use

Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan to eliminate single--use plastic, the Naropa Festival in Leh will have reusable utensils and glass water bottles for all VIPs and participants and a green team will ensure no plastic wastage at the festival venue ...
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Home Minister Amit Shah Kicks-Off ‘Seva Saptah’, Urges People To Shun Plastic

Home Minister Amit Shah Kicks-Off ‘Seva Saptah’, Urges People To Shun Plastic

'Seva saptah' will run from September 14 to 20 and people of the country should take the pledge of cleanliness, shunning the use of single use plastic and water conservation, said Home Minister Amit Shah as he launched the week-long campaign to celebrate PM Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday ...
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As Promised, Anand Mahindra Replaces Plastic Bottles In Boardrooms

As Promised, Anand Mahindra Replaces Plastic Bottles In Boardrooms

"Our in-house 'Mahindra retail synergies group' has come up with these re-fillable bottles to replace plastic bottles In our meeting rooms entirely," wrote Anand Mahindra ...
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"Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner": Ram Vilas Paswan

“Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner”: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Union minister allayed fears of job loss due to a potential ban on single-use plastic, saying that "new alternatives to plastic will create new employment opportunities" ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Gives A Thumbs Up To ‘Coolie No. 1’ Team For Supporting Government’s Campaign Against Single-Use-Plastic

'Superb Gesture' Tweets PM Modi as he lauds film crew ‘Coolie No 1’ efforts in beating plastic pollution and helping India get rid of plastic waste ...
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