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Over 34 Lakh Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Generated In Financial Year 2019-20: Government

Over 34 Lakh Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Generated In Financial Year 2019-20: Government

In the year 2019-20, India generated an annual waste of 34,69,780 tonnes of plastic waste while in 2018-19 it was 33,60,043 tonnes and in 2017-18 it was 23.83.469 tonnes, informed Union Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey ...
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Delhi Artist Makes Artwork With Plastic, Diverts 250 Kg From Landfills

Delhi Artist Makes Artwork With Plastic, Diverts 250 Kg From Landfills

Manveer Singh started innovative eco-friendly work in April 2018, has till now sold three artworks overseas – two in Abu Dhabi and one in Germany ...
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World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long 'Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long ‘Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

With an aim to find innovative solutions to the problem of plastic waste in the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched a two-month long ‘plastic hackathon’ targeting students and households to come up with alternatives for plastic and to improve plastic waste management ...
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World Oceans Day 2021: Ministers, Celebs, Environmentalists Urge People To Help Save Planet Earth By Saving The Oceans

World Oceans Day 2021: Ministers, Celebs, Environmentalists Urge People To Help Save Planet Earth By Saving The Oceans

New Delhi: Oceans cover more than 71 percent of the planet, host up to 80 percent of life on earth and account for ...
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In A First, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste

In A First For The State, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste

In order to recycle plastics, Tripura has built a road made of plastic waste as a pilot project ...
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Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study

Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study

The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help develop better policies to improve the air quality and visibility in North India, say experts ...
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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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