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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
Assam News
In an effort towards becoming a plastic-free state, authorities in Assam decide to switch to bamboo bins from current plastic dustbins ...
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Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru

A zero-waste store runs on bridgeable products and plastic-free packaging
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Prachee Mandlekar, Debyani Basu and Shikha Agarwal from Bengaluru opened a zero-waste store or a store where products and packaging is plastic free to spread awareness about plastic pollution ...
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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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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

500 reverse plastic vending machine will be installed in Tamil Nadu by end of this year
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai ...
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Samsung Electronics To Follow Sustainable Route By Ditching Plastic Packaging In All Their Products

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In order to comply with the company’s sustainability policy, Samsung Electronics plans to minimise plastic use and replace product packaging with environment-friendly materials by the first half of 2019 ...
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Leading Properties In Jaipur Go Green, To Follow The Sustainable Route

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The hospitality industry of one of India’s main tourist hub, Jaipur is adopting green alternatives like paper straws and organic farming, to not just to go eco-friendly but also to generate employment opportunities for locals ...
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This Republic Day Ditch Plastic Flags And Opt For Tricolour That Grows Into A Plant

Plantable seed flags can grow into plants once sown and watered regurlarly
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To make the Republic Day celebrations eco-friendly, Chinu Kwatra from Mumbai and Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust from Thiruvananthapuram are encouraging people to avoid plastic flags and opt for alternatives that grow into plants ...
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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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Menstrual Hygiene: Lack Of Awareness A Barrier To Plastic-Free Periods

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A study was conducted to examine levels of awareness and people’s attitudes towards the environmental impact of menstrual hygiene products. Majority of participants involved in the survey were shocked at the amount of plastic in commonly-used disposable menstrual products ...
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Why Go Zero Waste? Mumbai To Organise A Waste-Free Marathon To Spread Awareness

Mumbai marathon will be conducted on January 20 and will see over 46,000 participants
Maharashtra News
From cutting down on plastic bottles by arranging for water dispensers, distributing cloth bags to segregating waste on site, here’s how Mumbai Marathon hopes to make the event zero waste ...
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Swachh Airports: Airports Authority of India Bans Single-Use Plastic Items at 129 Airports

Swachh Airports: Airports Authority of India Bans Single-Use Plastic Items at 129 Airports
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Airports Authority Of India has decided to make 129 airports in the country single-use plastic free, out of which 16 airports have successfully become plastic free ...
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#CarryYourOwnBag: Tamil Nadu IAS Officer Is Challenging People To Go Eco-Friendly And Support Plastic Ban

A ban on single use plastic items was enforced in Tamil Nadu from January 1, 2019
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In a bid to draw the tech-savvy generation’s attention to the plastic ban of Tamil Nadu in Thoothukudi, an IAS officer has started a social media challenge asking people to share pictures of their cloth bags and nominate their friends to do the same ...
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