Plastic Pollution

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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex

Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex
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To support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making the country plastic-free, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of single-use plastics from their campus ...
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To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office

To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office
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In an eco-friendly move, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has banned the usage of disposable plastic water bottles in their office ...
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#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree
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UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza highlights the most ‘sickening’ thing about people taking up the #BottleCapChallenge ...
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Strictly Implement The Ban On Import Of Plastic Waste: National Green Tribunal Directs CPCB

Strictly Implement The Ban On Import Of Plastic Waste: National Green Tribunal Directed CPCB
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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to ensure the implementation of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 to reduce the amount of hazardous plastic waste being accumulated in the country ...
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An Advocate For Environmental Issues, Greenpeace Asks For Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

Environment NGO Greenpeace Seeks Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis
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In a joint declaration adopted during the meeting of Environment and Energy Ministers from the G20 countries, the ministers agreed to create a framework for action with voluntary measures to reduce marine pollution and reaffirmed the commitments made under the Paris Agreement to combat climate change ...
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study
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An average person possibly consumes 2000 tiny pieces of plastic that is five grams of plastic which is equivalent to eating a credit card every week ...
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?
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As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018 ...
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G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia

G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia
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Tackling the plastic pollution has been less of a priority in Asia, which is the world's biggest producer of the material - and its waste, as the problem gets more crucial, Japan wants the G20 nations to make combatting the plastic pollution a priority ...
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Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste

Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics By 2021, Here Are Some Other Countries Taking Action Against Plastic Waste
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a ban on all types of single-use plastics to be implemented ‘as early as 2021’; here are some other countries around the world who are leading the fight against single-use plastic ...
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Waste Management: People Recycle More If They Know What Recyclable Waste Becomes, Says Study

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The research team conducted six studies, published in Journal of Marketing, in which they observed that the participants who saw waste being transformed, recycled more than the participants who saw a generic recycling, not involving product transformation ...
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Plastic Waste: Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor In Deepest-Ever Sub Dive

Prior to Mr. Cameron’s dive, the first-ever expedition to Challenger Deep was made by the U.S. Navy in 1960, reaching a depth of 10,912 meters
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Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer said he made the unsettling discovery as he descended nearly 6.8 miles to a point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench to find plastic waste ...
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National Geographic Society To Launch Expedition To Study Plastic Pollution In River Ganga

The socio-economic team will survey local communities along the expedition route to better understand awareness and perceptions of plastic pollution
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The expedition will be carried out by a team of 15 scientists and engineers, co-led by National Geographic Fellows who will work with international partners to provide science-based, actionable information to help combat the plastic pollution in Ganga ...
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