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Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January

Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January

According to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, January 2021 onwards all sanitary pad manufacturers will have to compulsorily give degradable bags for disposal of each sanitary napkin and added that this rule is already in existence but is not being followed by the manufacturers ...
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Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine

Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine

Since the Government of Maharashtra first banned the single-use plastic in 2018, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has seized 86,000 kilogram of plastic and recovered a fine of Rs. 4.65 crore between June 2018 and February 2020 ...
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Typically, leaves and other bio-material degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but the Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old Tenith Aaithyaa from Tamil Nadu, enhanceS the physical properties of the leaf and make it last upto three years ...
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Flying Towards A Greener Future: Delhi Airport Certified As Single-Use Plastic Free Airport Of India

Flying Towards A Greener Future: Delhi Airport Certified As Single-Use Plastic Free Airport Of India

Delhi Airport completes its commitment to go plastic-free, gets certified as single-Use plastic-free Airport​ ...
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Get 1 Kilo Plastic Waste And Win Free Samosa, Jalebi And Chole Bhature At Mumbai's Versova Beach

Get 1 Kilo Plastic Waste And Win Free Samosa, Jalebi And Chole Bhature At Mumbai’s Versova Beach

Mumbai’s cleanest beach – Versova follows footsteps of Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur, to organise a unique party where a kilogram of plastic waste can be exchanged for snacks like hot samosa, jalebi and chole bhature for free ...
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Valentine’s Day 2020: Break-up With Single-Use Plastic And Start A Relationship With Eco-friendly Alternatives, Appeals Actor Dia Mirza

Valentine’s Day 2020: Break-up With Single-Use Plastic And Start A Relationship With Eco-friendly Alternatives, Appeals Actor Dia Mirza

Actor Dia Mirza, a vocal crusader of environmental causes has this appeal for everyone this Valentine’s Day ...
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‘Bring Plastic Waste, Get Free Snacks & Tea’, A Gujarat District's Mantra To Go Plastic-Free

‘Bring Plastic Waste, Get Free Snacks And Tea’, A Gujarat District’s Mantra To Go Plastic-Free

Gujarat's Dahod district has opened up a unique café where depositing plastic waste can earn you snacks for free. ...
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Make Way For World’s First ‘Green’ Football Field That Is Made Using 1.8 Million Waste Plastic Bottles

Make Way For World’s First ‘Green’ Football Field That Is Made Using 1.8 Million Waste Plastic Bottles

In Miami, a football field has been made BY ADIDAS using 1.8 million waste plastic bottles or 40,000 pounds of plastic waste ...
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Amazon, Flipkart Need To Collect Plastic Packaging Waste Generated By Them: Central Pollution Control Board

Amazon, Flipkart Need To Collect Plastic Packaging Waste Generated By Them: Central Pollution Control Board

According to the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, primary responsibility for collection of used multi-layered plastic sachet or pouches or packaging is of producers, importers and brand owners who introduce the products in the market ...
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Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh

Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh

According to an official, the fresh ban has been imposed to ensure that no plastic reaches the river Ganga during the five-day Ganga Yatra being organised in a bid to raise awareness about Ganga cleanup ...
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Civic Body In Maharashtra's Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste

Civic Body In Maharashtra’s Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste

Students from seven school have taken part in an initiative of Badnapur Nagar Panchayat of Jalna, Maharashtra to reduce plastic waste and have collected over 100 kilogram of plastic waste each in past three months ...
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#IWillWearOutPlastic: This New Fashion Collection Is All About ‘Say No To Plastic’

#IWillWearOutPlastic: This New Fashion Collection Is All About ‘Say No To Plastic’

Can fashion change and save the world? With this question, Indian designer Masaba Gupta launches #IWillWearOutPlastic fashion line in which each dress or garment comes with an exclusive accessory - a detachable reusable bag ...
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