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#BeatPlasticPollution: Goa Government To Eliminate Production And Usage Of Single-Use Plastic By September

The new policy speaks of imposing fines on those found either using or manufacturing and even storing single-use plastic
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Keeping in-line with India’s commitment to eliminate all single-use plastic products by 2022, Goa has finalised a blanket ban on the single-use plastics in the state, which is expected to come in effect by September ...
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Punjab Calls For Use Of Eco-Friendly Election Items To Prevent Waste

Punjab Chief Electoral Officer S Karuna Raju said some plastics are Poly Vinyl Chloride based which produces emissions on burning
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Karuna Raju asked parties not utilise single-use plastic material as it causes adverse impact on human health and environment ...
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European Union Intensifies The Fight Against Plastic Pollution, Bans Ten Most Common Single-Use Plastic Products

As per the UN, Europeans generate 25 million tonnes of plastic waste every year but less than 30 per cent is collected for recycling
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The single-use plastic ban is part of the comprehensive ‘Single-Use Plastics Directive’, aimed at reducing ocean pollution ...
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New York Poised To Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

The ban would outlaw the use of single-use plastic bags at most stores, but would allow certain industries to continue using them
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“These bags have blighted our environment and clogged our waterways," Governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo said, adding that the ban imposed on single-use plastic bags would protect our natural resources for future generations ...
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United Nations Environment Assembly Adopts India’s Resolutions On Single-Use Plastic, Sustainable Nitrogen Management

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The resolution adopted by the United Nations Environment Assembly on addressing single-use plastic pollution urges members to develop national or regional plans, propose environment-friendly alternatives and improve waste management practices ...
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Encouraging To See India’s Innovation To Tackle Pollution, Says UN Environment Acting Chief

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Ms. Joyce Msuya also praised India's commitment to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022, calling it a tremendous move ...
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India Bans Imports Of Solid Plastic Waste

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The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 amendment has been done keeping into consideration the 'Ease of Doing Business' and boosting 'Make in India' initiative ...
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National Green Tribunal Asks Poll Panel, Government To Consider Banning Campaign Material Made Of Plastic

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The petitioner seeking the ban has claimed that the campaigning material made of plastic are used during the elections and later discarded as waste, which is extremely harmful for the environment ...
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Plastic Ban In Maharashtra Inspires A Chennai Man To Develop Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Straws

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Mayank Jain from Chennai has substituted around 10,000 plastic straws with reusable steel straws within a period of three months ...
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Elections 2019: Don’t Use Single-Use Plastic For Lok Sabha Poll Preparations, Environment Ministry Asks States, Union Territories

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The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has laid down standard guidelines to be followed by the states and Union Territories regarding single-use plastics and asserts that the government offices and events must completely ban all types of plastic ...
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Bihar’s Muzaffarpur Is Changing The Face Of Waste Management And State’s Other Cities Are Following Its Lead

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Muzaffarpur has become the cleanest city of Bihar and the first city in North India to follow waste segregation at source, the waste management model of the city is being adapted by the other local bodies in the state ...
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Tamil Nadu Plastic Ban: These Chennai Brothers Are On A Mission To Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free To Vendors

Two brothers from Chennai aim to distribute one lakh cloth bags to vendors by January 26
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Teenagers Jai and Preet Aswani from Chennai aim to make one lakh cloth bags from old bedsheets and pillow covers to replace plastic carry bags, post plastic ban in Tamil Nadu ...
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