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A Study Conducted In Goa Flags Alarming Levels Of Microplastics In Seafood

A Study Conducted In Goa Flags Alarming Levels Of Microplastics In Seafood

The study, led by senior scientist Dr Mahua Saha, indicated presence of microplastics in water, sediment and biota (local animal and plant life) from the Sal Estuary in Goa ...
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Plastic Is Killing Humanity, With This Message, Deathbeds Made Out Of Single-use Plastic Have Been Installed In Rishikesh

Plastic Is Killing Humanity, With This Message, Deathbeds Made Out Of Single-use Plastic Have Been Installed In Rishikesh

In Rishikesh, an art installation of three deathbeds have been built using over 3,000 single-use plastic bottles, wrappers, and containers ...
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Resolve To Make India Free From Single-Use Plastic: PM Narendra Modi On Mann Ki Baat

Resolve To Make India Free From Single-Use Plastic: PM Narendra Modi On Mann Ki Baat

Addressing the nation through 72nd edition of his monthly radio programme, PM Modi made a clarion call to make the country free of single-use plastic ...
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Among Seafood Highest Levels Of Microplastics Found In Molluscs: Study

Among Seafood Highest Levels Of Microplastics Found In Molluscs: Study

In order to investigate the levels of microplastic contamination globally in fish and shellfish, the researchers observed more than fifty studies between the years 2014 and 2020 ...
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Plastic Menace: How Much Plastic Are You Eating?

Plastic Menace: How Much Plastic Are You Eating?

According to an expert, microplastics could pass into our blood or lymphatic system and end up in our organs, potentially having harmful consequences ...
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Environment-Friendly 'Kulhad' To Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations

Environment-Friendly ‘Kulhad’ To Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations

According to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, tea is given in ''kulhad'' at nearly 400 railway stations in the country today, and in future, the plan is to extend this initiative at all stations ...
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Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream

Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream

According to experts, since 1950, the world has created 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste, 91 per cent of which has never been recycled ...
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Expert Blog: Exercise Plastic 'Upvaas' in the COVID World

Expert Blog: Exercise Plastic ‘Upvaas’ in the COVID World

'Upvaas' in Hindi means fasting; plastic 'upvaas' means limiting the use of single-use plastic and swapping it with eco-friendly alternatives ...
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National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal stated that at least one district in every state should be made a model for compliance of plastic waste management rules in the first instance and thereafter, the entire State should be made so compliant ...
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Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Gujarat’s Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has launched a pilot project in the district Morbi to raise awareness about waste segregation by offering household items of everyday use in exchange for plastic waste ...
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Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres

Kerala Youngsters Build Waiting Shed With Used Plastic Bottles, Sheets And Tyres

Named as Bottle Hub, the shed at the bus stop at Kinar near Thrippunithura in Kerala has been built by the members of a recreational club, BSB Arts and Sports Club ...
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Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers

Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers

In October 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on citizens to help end the usage of single-use plastic - seen as a pollutant - by 2022 ...
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