Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste

The water pods may help find a strong alternative to single-use plastic bottles and could be used for other events such as music festivals among others
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In a bid to reduce plastic waste, organisers of the annual London Marathon distributed water and energy drink in edible pods to about 41,000 runners ...
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Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment

Ms. Mirza was in Himachal Pradesh, shooting her upcoming web series, when she decided to join the Sunday clean-up drive
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Dia Mirza recently teamed up with the volunteers of Healing Himalaya Foundation for a cleanup drive and the team collected about 120 sacks full of plastic waste ...
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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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Plastic Pollution: Indian Student Invents Robots To Clean Oceans And Help Farmers

Last year, Sainath collected nearly 2,500 kg of paper and 250 kg of plastics with the help of the robot
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Sainath Manikandan, a school student in UAE built the Marine Robot Cleaner that helps preserve the marine environment and Agriculture Robot that help reduce the labour of farmers ...
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Researchers Try To Track The Sources Of Plastic Pollution

The results of this initial survey showed a much wider variety of plastic types in the samples than had been anticipated
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'The 100 Plastic Rivers' project analysed both primary microplastics, such as micro-beads used in cosmetics, and secondary microplastics - from larger plastic items that have broken down in the environment ...
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The Plastic Mess: Annual Plastic Waste Generation In India Much More Than It Reports, States CPCB

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A recent report by CPCB states that India is generating much more plastic than it is reporting and underlines the grim statistics of India's plastic waste management reality, here's all you need to know ...
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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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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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Plastic Pollution: Dead Whale In Philippines Ate 40 Kilogram Of Plastic

Plastic Pollution: Dead Whale In Philippines Ate 40 Kilogram Of Plastic
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A young Cuvier's beaked whale died on Saturday in Philippines from starvation and was unable to eat because of the trash filling in its stomach ...
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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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For This Teenager, Pollution Makes Her Heart Throb

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“Plant that one tree, pick up that one plastic bottle, the little things matter,” said 17-year-old Charlotte Wanja in an emotional speech to delegates from 170 countries at the week-long UN Environment Assembly ...
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