Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste

A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Keep Plastic Wrappers From Landfills

A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Prevent Plastic Wrappers From Ending Up In Landfills

With the help of more than 180 branches across the country, the Safai Bank of India has till now stopped more than 22 Lakh plastic wrappers from reaching landfills ...
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Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Shun The Use Of Single-Use Plastics And Make The World A Better Place

Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Shun The Use Of Single-Use Plastics And Make The World A Better Place

Actor Bhumi Pednekar urges everyone to stop using single-use plastic says, ‘Lets make this world a better place’ ...
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Delhiites To Get ‘Bharat Darshan Park’ Where Replicas Of Famous Indian Monuments Will Be Built Using Waste

Delhiites To Get ‘Bharat Darshan Park’ Where Replicas Of Famous Indian Monuments Will Be Built Using Waste

South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Bharat Darshan Park will be home to replicas of some of India's best monuments made using waste material ...
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Philippines faces a waste crisis, with reports last year saying it uses a "shocking" amount of single-use plastic

Around The World: Filipinos Turn Volcano’s Ash, Plastic Trash Into Bricks

Environment officials in Philippines are combining the ash from Taal volcano with sand, cement and discarded plastic to form about 5,000 bricks per day for local building projects ...
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Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals

Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals

Delhi’s first garbage café opened its door in a restaurant in Vardhman Mall of Dwarka in South Delhi ...
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Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives

Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives

Thai shopper’s innovative ways to tackle the plastic bag ban is winning hearts on social media ...
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After Recycling Electronic Waste To Make Medals, Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Takes Yet Another Eco-Friendly Step

After Recycling Electronic Waste To Make Medals, Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics Takes Yet Another Eco-Friendly Step

Recycling is the biggest theme of Tokyo Olympics 2020 as different kinds of waste is being recycling to create medals, podiums and now beds for athletes ...
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Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused

Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused

Under Amritsar’s Municipal Corporation Smart City initiative around 10 plastic bottle crusher machines on Heritage Street near Golden Temple were put up last year, each worth Rs 5 lakh, but till date, each of the machines remain untouched and unused, tourists, residents speak up ...
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Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why

Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why

Students' initiative also caught the attention of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who lauded their efforts to increase awareness on the hazards of single-use plastics ...
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish ...
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The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution

The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution

The art installation at Fort Kochi beach involves a 25 feet high plastic water bottle made using 1500 single-use plastic water bottles or PET bottles of 1litre capacity each ...
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Year 2019: India Struggles To Reduce Its Plastic Footprint And Be A Plastic-Free Country By 2022

Year 2019: India Struggles To Reduce Its Plastic Footprint And Be A Plastic-Free Country By 2022

Here's a look at the year 2019 and steps taken by India to beat plastic pollution and move towards achieving its goal of being a plastic-free country by 2022 ...
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