Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste

Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022

In a bid to fulfill its New Year resolution made in 2018 to make Goa free from plastic by 2022, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, a premiere tourism board in India has decided to say no to the use of plastics from its headquarters and hotels ...
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A Tweet From Anand Mahindra Led Him To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, shared a couple of pictures on social media, an observant user pointed out the presence of plastic bottles and suggested that to switch to steel water bottles ...
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15,000 Discarded Plastic Bottles Used To Build A ‘Wall Of Hope’ In Mussoorie

The 'Wall of Hope' aims to spread the message of keeping surroundings clean, has been designed by Subodh Kerkar, Founder, Museum of Goa with the help of more than 50 volunteers from schools and colleges across Mussoorie ...
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With Its Intensive Anti-Plastic Drive, Mount Abu Gears Up To Become Plastic Free On This Independence Day

With Its Intensive Anti-Plastic Drive, Mount Abu Gears Up To Become Plastic Free On This Independence Day

In a bid to protect the environment and wildlife from the menace of plastic, Sirohi, Rajasthan administration and city Forest Department have decided to ban plastic and declare the Mount Abu area a plastic-free zone on August 15 for which they have started a 45-day campaign to help the people and shopkeepers prepare for the ban ...
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#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza highlights the most ‘sickening’ thing about people taking up the #BottleCapChallenge ...
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Aaditya Thackeray Shares An Ugly Truth About Plastic Waste In Mumbai, Internet Says ‘Enough Is Enough, Save The Environment’

Aaditya Thackeray urges Mumbaikars to not litter around the city and make it choke with plastic waste ...
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Telangana’s Sircilla Gets India’s First Eco-friendly Street Stalls Made Out Of Plastic Waste

Plastic waste can be given a new life if recycled effectively - with this motto, Sircilla in Telangana becomes India's first town to set up eco-friendly street stalls made out of plastic waste ...
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Strictly Implement The Ban On Import Of Plastic Waste: National Green Tribunal Directed CPCB

Strictly Implement The Ban On Import Of Plastic Waste: National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to ensure the implementation of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 to reduce the amount of hazardous plastic waste being accumulated in the country ...
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Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Adverting In Bengaluru

Now Biodegradable Flex For Outdoor Advertising In Bengaluru

EcoSigns, a Bengaluru based brand, has come up with an innovation which is 100 per cent bio-degradable and recyclable to beat plastic pollution ...
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Environment NGO Greenpeace Seeks Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

An Advocate For Environmental Issues, Greenpeace Asks For Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

In a joint declaration adopted during the meeting of Environment and Energy Ministers from the G20 countries, the ministers agreed to create a framework for action with voluntary measures to reduce marine pollution and reaffirmed the commitments made under the Paris Agreement to combat climate change ...
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

An average person possibly consumes 2000 tiny pieces of plastic that is five grams of plastic which is equivalent to eating a credit card every week ...
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018 ...
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