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Synthetic Fibres Contribute To Plastic Pollution In Environment, Says Study

Synthetic Fibres Contribute To Plastic Pollution In Environment, Says Study

In the study, Melik Demirel made a few suggestions to prevent the pieces of microscopic plastic in the ocean to be consumed by plants and animals and enter the human food chain through harvested fish ...
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Advanced Construction Methods Can Help India Reduce Its Carbon Footprint, Says Researcher

Advanced Construction Methods Can Help India Reduce Its Carbon Footprint, Says Researcher

According to United Nations Environment Programme's "Global Status Report 2018", construction and operation of buildings accounted for 36 per cent of global energy use and nearly 40 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in 2017 ...
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'SquatEase', An Innovation By A 26-Year-Old From Pune Makes Using Indian Style Toilet Easy

‘SquatEase’, An Innovation By A 26-Year-Old From Pune Makes Using Indian Style Toilet Easy

Using Indian toilet made easy, thanks to 26-year-old Satyajit Mittal who has innovated one of its kind unidirectional toilet with an elevated footrest ...
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1.14 Lakh Villages Open Defecation Free: Narendra Singh Tomar

Nagpur Climbs Further On Swachh Ladder, Achieves ODF Plus Status

Nagpur achieves the title of Open Defecation Free Plus from central government after the third party verification was done recently in the city ...
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Three Pink toilets have been installed in Hyderabad

In A First For Hyderabad, City Launches Three Pink Toilets With Menstrual Hygiene Management Facilities

Hyderabad has launched three pink toilets with sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators to give women access to menstrual hygiene facilities ...
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The 23-week session on waste management helps children in Chennai to recycle or reuse waste

Plastic Bottles To Plant Pots, Newspapers To Carry Bags: School Students In Chennai ‘Thrash The Trash’

Agal foundation in Chennai is helping school students aged between 9 and 11 to reuse, reduce and recycle waste or discarded items through its ‘Thrash the Trash Champs’ programme ...
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2,000 plastic bottles have been reused to make a vertical garden in Indore

Indore Reuses Plastic Bottles To Create A Vertical Garden

In a bid to tackle plastic waste and air pollution, the Indore Municipal Corporation replaces plant pots with plastic bottles to develop a vertical garden at Nehru park ...
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China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

China Closes Mount Everest Base Camp To Tourists In Order To Deal With Waste Crisis

Tourists who do not have a climbing permit will not be allowed at the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to curb the garbage problem and to protect the environment at the site, decides the government of the Republic of China ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Announces Plan To Check Pollution Of Beas, Sutlej

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announced that he has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of the chief secretary, for the regular monitoring of pollution levels in the rivers ...
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Electric Scooters On Call: Delhiites Get Ready To Ride On ‘E-Bike’ Made By Amritsar Based Startup

Electric Scooters On Call: Delhiites Get Ready To Ride On ‘E-Bike’ Made By Amritsar Based Startup

E-bike, an electric scooter taxi, rental and delivery services providing company has launched electric scooters in Delhi to provide pollution free and noise free services on all three platforms ...
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Darjeeling Organises A Seminar On Waste Management, To Lay Emphasis On Composting

Ahmedabad Goes Swachh, One Step At A Time: City’s 12 Lakh Households Now Segregate Their Waste At Source

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation achieves 100 per cent waste segregation at source by involving its 12 lakh households in the effective waste management chain ...
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India, Germany Collaborate To Combat Air Pollution At Third Environment Forum

India, Germany Collaborate To Combat Air Pollution At Third Environment Forum

The central government has collaborated with the German government for joint implementation of the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to combat pollution in India and to achieve the sustainable goals along with focusing on efforts to tackle climate change, marine litter and increase forest cover ...
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