Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste

Maharashtra To Celebrate Its New Year-Gudi Padwa By Banning Plastic Carry Bags, Citizens ‘Thrilled’

India Can Act As A Catalyst For Curbing Plastic Pollution: United Nations Environment Head Erik Solheim

India is hosting the World Environment Day on June 5 and this year’s theme is beat plastic pollution.
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#SmogInDelhi Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan Calls For Cost Effective Measures To Mitigate Air Pollution

This World Environment Day Minimise Use Of Plastic And Join #BeatPlasticPollution Campaign: Dr Harsh Vardhan, Environment Minister

India is preparing to host the 44th edition of World Environment Day this year on June 5, to make it a success; Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan appealed to people to take active measures to beat plastic pollution
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In A Plastic Collection Drive, Residents Of Pune Deposit Over 7860 Kg of Plastic Waste In Just 3 Hours

The plastic collection drive was conducted in Pune between 9am and 11am, and a total of 5,880 kg of plastic bags, 1,758 kg of thermocol and 225.3 kg of e-waste was collected from around 200 places in the city
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Global Quantity Of Plastic In Oceans To Nearly Double To 250 Metric Tonnes By 2025

An analysis paper estimated that oceans may already contain over 150 million tonnes of plastic, of which around 250,000 tonnes, fragmented into five trillion plastic pieces, may be floating at the oceans' surface
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Make Way For Mumbai’s First Plastic-Free Society Where 175 Families Have Pledge To Opt For Eco-Friendly Alternatives

Make Way For Mumbai’s First Plastic-Free Society Where 175 Families Have Pledge To Opt For Eco-Friendly Alternatives

A society in Andheri, Mumbai of 175 families becomes the first in the city to completely eliminate plastic with over 700 kgs of plastic given to the recycling unit, the last weekend, for effective waste management
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Is Plastic Peril Becoming A Slow-Motion Weapon Of Mass Destruction?

Only 18 per cent of this plastic is recycled in a scientific manner and the rest is dumped often in the oceans and seas. It is estimated that eight billion kilos of plastic is released into the maritime domain annually
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Having Replaced Close To 5 Lakh Single Use Plastic Straws, This Teenager From Gurgaon Is Slaying The Battle Against Plastic

Having Replaced Close To 5 Lakh Single Use Plastic Straws, This Teenager From Gurgaon Is Slaying The Battle Against Plastic

13-year-old Aditya Mukarji from Gurgaon started a battle against plastic straws with a target of replacing 50,000 straws by June 5, 2018, but what happened next was unbelievable
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Mumbai To Launch Rath Yatras On Maharashtra Day To Spread Awareness Against Plastic Use In The City

The civic body will deploy municipal vehicles to carry out public processions across the city and raise awareness about Maharashtra’s plastic ban and ways to scientifically dispose of plastic waste
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Finding It Difficult To Cut Plastic From Your Life? This Production Team Shows How To Go Plastic Free

Finding It Difficult To Cut Plastic From Your Life? This Production Team Shows How To Go Plastic Free

Avoiding plastic in our day to day life seems a bit difficult, but this team did six plastic free shoots and three zero waste and plastic free shoots
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Jammu And Kashmir Government Declares Tourist Destinations In Valley, Ladakh ‘No Polythene’ Zones

The state government has banned the use of non-biodegradable plastic items in all tourist spots and resorts in Valley and Ladakh
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban Mumbaikars Can Make A Phone Call To Get Rid Of Plastic From Homes

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Mumbaikars Can Make A Phone Call To Get Rid Of Plastic From Homes

A garbage pick-up truck will collect plastic items from home in Mumbai, once the citizen places a request by dialing the 10-digit toll free number
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Shun Plastics, Plant More Trees, Create Behavioural Changes

India is the 12th biggest plastic polluter in the world. On Earth Day here’s how you can make an eco-friendly switch and ditch plastic from your life
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