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Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream

Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream
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According to experts, since 1950, the world has created 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste, 91 per cent of which has never been recycled ...
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Expert Blog: Exercise Plastc ‘Upvaas’ in the COVID World

Expert Blog: Exercise Plastc Upvaas in the COVID World
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'Upvaas' in Hindi means fasting; plastic 'upvaas' means limiting the use of single-use plastic and swaping it with eco-frindly alternatives ...
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National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules

National Green Tribunal Recommends One District In Each State Must Comply Plastic Waste Management Rules
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National Green Tribunal stated that at least one district in every state should be made a model for compliance of plastic waste management rules in the first instance and thereafter, the entire State should be made so compliant ...
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Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste

Waste Management: Citizens Of Gujarat’s Morbi District Can Now Get Household Utilities In Exchange For Plastic Waste
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Gujarat’s Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban has launched a pilot project in the district Morbi to raise awareness about waste segregation by offering household items of everyday use in exchange for plastic waste ...
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Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers

Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers
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In October 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on citizens to help end the usage of single-use plastic - seen as a pollutant - by 2022 ...
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Will Coronavirus Lockdown Delay India’s Commitment To Phase Out Single-use Plastic By 2022?

Will Coronavirus Lockdown Delay India’s Commitment To Phase Out Single-use Plastic By 2022?
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While humans are staying indoors due to coronavirus induced lockdown, nature is thriving, healing and highlighting the damage being done to the environment, one of them being plastic pollution ...
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Drowning In Plastic: Visualising The World’s Addiction To Plastic Bottles

Despite environmental concerns, plastic output seems poised to increase
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Plastic production has surged in the last 50 years, leading to widespread use of inexpensive disposable products that are having a devastating effect on the environment ...
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Supreme Court Takes Note Of Plastics Lying On Both Sides Of Railway Lines In Outer Delhi

Supreme Court Takes Note Of Plastics Lying On Both Sides Of Railway Lines In Outer Delhi
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Taking cognisance of the plastic waste lying on both sides of railway lines, the Supreme Court has asked the Delhi government to ensure that no garbage is dumped on these sites ...
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Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January

Sanitary Pad Manufacturers To Provide Disposal Bags From Next January
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According to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, January 2021 onwards all sanitary pad manufacturers will have to compulsorily give degradable bags for disposal of each sanitary napkin and added that this rule is already in existence but is not being followed by the manufacturers ...
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Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine

Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine
Maharashtra News Plastic Waste
Since the Government of Maharashtra first banned the single-use plastic in 2018, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has seized 86,000 kilogram of plastic and recovered a fine of Rs. 4.65 crore between June 2018 and February 2020 ...
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis
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Typically, leaves degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu, can make it last longer ...
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Flying Towards A Greener Future: Delhi Airport Certified As Single-Use Plastic Free Airport Of India

Flying Towards A Greener Future: Delhi Airport Certified As Single-Use Plastic Free Airport Of India
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Delhi Airport completes its commitment to go plastic-free, gets certified as single-Use plastic-free Airport​ ...
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