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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Mumbai’s Civic Body Proposes To Reduce Fine Amount From Rs 5000 to Rs 200 For Consumers

Mumbai’s civic body has proposed a reduction in the fine amount to Rs 200 for first-time offenders of the plastic ban that will be effective from June 23, and termed the Rs 5,000 penalty as "impractical" ...
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Plastic Pollution: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma stops using plastic

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma Says No To Plastics, Aims To Set An Example For Officials

After urging the people of Meghalaya to shun plastics from their lives on World Environment Day, chief minister Conrad Sangma has vowed to never use plastic in his professional and personal life ...
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Plastic Bottle Waste: Gujarat Opts For A New Cash For Trash Initiative

Plastic Bottle Waste: Gujarat Opts For A New Cash For Trash Initiative

With Gujarat government’s new plan of a reverse vending machine to discard plastic bottles, for every PET bottle, ragpickers and individuals can earn upto Rs. 1 per bottle ...
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: List of banned and not banned plastic items

Ahmedabad Gears Up To Beat Plastic Pollution: Offers Money Vouchers And Free Pickup Services For Plastic Items

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation installed city’s first recycling vending machine at Kankari lake and has launched a helpline number where citizens can request for a free pickup service for plastic items ...
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Rescued Stork With Beak Shut By A Plastic Ring Highlights Yet Again The Danger Posed By Plastic

Rescued Stork With Beak Shut By A Plastic Ring Highlights Yet Again The Danger Posed By Plastic

The stork with a beak stuck together in a plastic ring reaffirms the threat posed by plastic ...
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Telangana Government Issues Guidelines To Limit Plastic Use In Urban Local Bodies

Telangana Government Issues Guidelines To Limit Plastic Use In Urban Local Bodies

Urban local bodies in Telangana will have discontinue usage and ban stocking of single use plastic items to curb the plastic menace in the state ...
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National Marine Litter Policy: Government Begins Work On An Action Plan To Check Plastic Waste Flowing Into Oceans

To stop plastic waste from entering the ocean, the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences will assess the extent and source of marine litter along India's coastline ...
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On World Environment Day, Centre pledged to eradicate single- use plastic by 2022

Hold Big Corporations Accountable For Plastic Waste They Produce: Greenpeace Tells Government

Protecting the environment from plastic pollution is about having better regulations, stricter implementation of laws and about being a conscious citizen throughout the year, said an official from Greenpeace ...
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Indian Railways Goes Green, Offers Rs 5 Cashback For Dropping Plastic Bottle In A Crushing Machine At Vadodra Station

In order to minimalise and control the waste of plastic, the railways have installed bottle crushers at the Vadodara railway station with a provision to incentivise the people using it ...
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IIT Madras Students Developed A Solar Powered System That Can Convert Plastic Into Fuel

A team of students from IIT-Madras has developed a solar-powered mobile unit that converts non-recyclable plastic waste into fuel oil that is cheaper than diesel ...
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Plastic Waste Is Threatening The Fragile Ecology Of Picturesque Rohtang Pass, Thanks To Heavy Influx Of Tourists

The influx of over 1 million tourists annually and improper disposal of waste like packets of snacks made out of plastic, plastic bottles and beer bottles is threatening the highly fragile ecology of the Rohtang Pass ...
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On World Environment Day, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Launched Pollution Abating Plants Abhiyan

The Chief Minister said that the World Environment Day is not just a ceremonial occasion but an awakening call for individuals to protect the environment ...
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