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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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Plastic Pollution: Juhi Chawla Suggests A Plastic Bag Alternate Used In Indonesia, This Might Work!

India has committed to eliminate single-use plastic by 2022
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Actress Juhi Chawla took to Twitter to share an interesting video of plastic bags made of vegetable roots ...
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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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The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding

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The Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta wedding was a plastic-free event and as they chose to use bio-degradable cutlery made of sugarcane fiber ...
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Accessible, Affordable, And Relatable: Chennai Based Duo Provides Sustainable Alternatives To Plastic Products

Accessible, Affordable, And Relatable: Chennai Based Duo Provides Sustainable Alternatives To Plastic Products
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What started with looking for affordable, relatable and accessible sustainable alternative to plastic gave birth to ‘Everwards’, helping you kick-start your zero waste lifestyle ...
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Starbucks To Go Big On World Environment Day In India, Will Switch To Compostable & Recyclable Packaging

All the 138 stores of TATA Starbucks across India will switch to eco-friendly cutlery from June 5
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In a bid to cut down plastic waste, all the 138 stores of TATA Starbucks Pvt Ltd across India will switch to eco-friendly cutlery, stirrers, cups, straws, cap lids made from corn starch ...
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Educational Institutes Take A Cue From This Bengaluru School That Organised A Waste Free Annual Function

Educational Institutes Take A Cue From This Bengaluru School That Organised A Waste Free Annual Function
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After organising waste free annual function for two times in a row, Linden Montessori, Bengaluru School has waste free lessons to share ...
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#BeatPlasticPollution: India Paves The Way To Combat Marine Pollution With Latest Partnerships

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has announced two major collaborations with developed countries like Norway and Germany to help combat marine pollution ...
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Synthetic Fibres Contribute To Plastic Pollution In Environment, Says Study

Synthetic Fibres Contribute To Plastic Pollution In Environment, Says Study
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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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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
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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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