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Artists In GhArtists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Pieceaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Plastic Donated To Create An Innovative Art Piece

Artists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Piece

The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation conducted a drive to seize polythene in June this year and collected about 50,000 kilos of polythene, of which 200 kgs was used by two artists to create a sculpture of Swachh Bharat Mission logo ...
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Floating Pipe To Start Collecting Plastic In Pacific Ocean

With about 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world's oceans and that number is expected to triple in the next decade, the Ocean Cleanup foundation launched the world's first ocean cleanup system - 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed "Wilson" ...
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#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery

#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery

In a bid to put a full stop on the use of disposable cutlery, a trio from Bengaluru initiates a #BYOCSelfie Challenge, asks people to carry their own reusable tableware and click a selfie ...
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Plastic Waste Management Over a thousand plastic bottles were upcycled in Valmiki Nagar in Bihar to make a urinal

Locals In Bihar’s West Champaran District Upcycle Plastic Waste To Construct A Urinal

Over a thousand plastic bottles have been upcycled and other scrap materials like plastic bags, wrappers, etc have been used to make a urinal in a government school in Bihar’s West Champaran district ...
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National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic

National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic

Speaking at a ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ event, CMD (Chairman cum Managing Director) of National Aluminium Company Limited said that use of aluminium foil as an alternative to plastic packaging is eco-friendly and can be recycled ...
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Champions Of Earth: PM Modi Awarded For His Commitment To Environment, Including Efforts To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022

Champions Of Earth: PM Modi Awarded For His Commitment To Environment, Including Efforts To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022

On World Environment Day (June 5) this year Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government had announced its ambitious plan to drive out all single-use plastic items including carry bags, straws, and water bottles among others from the country by 2022 ...
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Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana

Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana

The plea received by National Green Tribunal alleged violation of pollution and waste management norms by the industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods ...
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Plastic Recyclothon will be conducted from October 2 for seven days in Mumbai

This Gandhi Jayanti Donate Plastic Waste And Be A Part Of Mumbai’s Biggest Plastic Recyclothon

Any resident of Mumbai can participate in the ‘Plastic Recyclothon’ between October 2 and October 8 by donating plastic waste. The collected plastic will be recycled into benches and waste bins ...
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Plastic Crisis: More Than 20 Sea Turtles Killed In Less Than 2 Months From Plastic Wraps In Thailand

Plastic Crisis: More Than 20 Sea Turtles Killed In Less Than 2 Months From Plastic Wraps In Thailand

Turtles were found dead with plastic or pieces of fish net wrapped around their necks or legs prompting Thai Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to launch "Beat Plastic Pollution: If you can't reuse it, refuse it" campaign in June this year ...
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Just One Piece Of Plastic Can Kill A Sea Turtle, Shows A Recent Scientific Study

Just One Piece Of Plastic Can Kill A Sea Turtle, Shows A Recent Scientific Study

According to the data revealed by the Australia based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), a sea turtle has a 22 per cent chance of dying if it eats just one piece of plastic ...
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Ocean Pollution: India to get funds for marine conservation

Plastic Pollution: Project To Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Gets Underway

A 2,000-foot-long floating barrier will be deployed in the ocean to corral the plastic floating on the surface ensuring that the fish and other ocean life can swim underneath ...
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Waste Management Paver tiles made from waste plastic will help Hyderabad will save approximately Rs 7 lakhs

Hyderabad Gives A New Meaning To Plastic Waste, To Use Paver Tiles Made From Recycled Plastic

Nearly 30,000 polybags have been recycled into paver tiles by a Delhi-based company that will be used on roads of Hyderabad ...
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