Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

20-Feet Plastic Ravana Effigy Won’t Burn, But Dismantled In Noida

20-Feet Plastic Ravana Effigy Won't Burn, But Dismantled In Noida
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The effigy, which has been raised using 500 kg plastic waste, is installed at the Noida Stadium in Sector 21-A and would be disposed at a cement kiln later, Noida Authority officials said ...
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International Coastal Clean-Up Day: Thousands Of Volunteers Come Together To Clean Coasts Across The Country

International Coastal Clean-Up Day: Thousands Of Volunteers Come Together To Clean Coasts Across The Country
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To mark the International Coastal Clean-up Day, various beach and river coast clean-up drives were organised across the country where scores of people volunteered ...
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National Green Tribunal Asks Central Pollution Control Board To Take Action Towards Plastic Waste Management

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) raised concerns over pollution caused due to the erratic dumping and open burning of plastic waste and asked the Central Pollution Control Board to ensure the compliance of the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 in the country ...
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Microplastics Turning To Be Major Environmental Challenge, Suggests Study

Microplastics Turning To Be Major Environmental Challenge, Suggests Study
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As per a recent study published in Journal of Water Research, pieces of plastic break down further during treatment processes, reducing the performance of treatment plants and impacting water quality ...
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Fight Against Plastic: Vegetable Vendors In Agartala Join Hands Against Use Of Plastic Bags

Fight Against Plastic: Vegetable Vendors In Agartala Join Hands Against Use Of Plastic Bags
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Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for shunning the use of plastics, the vegetable sellers of the capital city Agartala’s biggest vegetable market have taken a resolution to stop using single-use plastic bags ...
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Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles

Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles
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Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has issued directions to his departments to come up with alternatives to plastic water bottles and has also called a meet of representatives from various manufacturing units and suppliers of plastic bottles for a brainstorming session ...
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Say No To Single-Use Plastic: Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s Ganesh Chaturthi Art Comes With A Message

Say No To Single-Use Plastic: Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s Ganesh Chaturthi Art Comes With A Message
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Padma Shree Award winning sand-artist Sudarsan Pattnaik spreads the message of ‘Say No to Plastic’ on Ganesh Chaturthi by making a giant sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh using 1000 plastic bottles ...
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Home Minister Amit Shah And Other Political Leaders Lend Support to PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Say No Plastic’ Campaign

Home Minister Amit Shah And Other Political Leaders Lend Support to PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Say No Plastic’ Campaign
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Single-use plastic that covers cups, straws, among others are likely to be banned from October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a mass movement against plastic waste to make India a plastic-free country by 2022 and now many political leaders come out in support of ‘Say No Plastic’ initiative ...
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Say No To Plastics: Air India To Ban Single-Use Plastics On All Their Flights From October 2

Say No To Plastics: Air India To Ban Single-Use Plastics On All Their Flights From October 2
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Government owned airline, Air India has announced a ban on single-use plastic products in all their flights from October 2 ...
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Plastic Particles In Drinking Water Present ‘Low’ Health Risk: World Health Organisation

Plastic Particles In Drinking Water Present ‘Low’ Health Risk: World Health Organisation
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World Health Organisation research shows that microplastics found in some bottled water seem to be at least partly due to the bottling process and/or packaging such as plastic caps ...
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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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