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#BeatPlasticPollution: Global Alliance Of Companies To Eliminate Plastic Waste Launched With Thirty Member Companies

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The Global alliance, aimed at beating plastic pollution, is a not-for-profit organisation that includes chemical and plastic manufactures, consumer goods companies, retailers, converters and waste management companies among others ...
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Meet 58-Year-Old Man From Manipur Who Is Using Plastic Waste To Make Brooms

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A 58-year-old innovator from Manipur has found a way of re-using the disposed of plastic water bottles to combat the problem of plastic pollution in the state while also generating income for the people of his village ...
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It’s A War! Attack Plastic In Four Ways – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle And Help #BeatPlasticPollution: Singer Sonu Nigam

It’s A War! Attack Plastic In Four Ways – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle And Help #BeatPlasticPollution: Singer Sonu Nigam
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Noted Singer Sonu Nigam urges people to fight plastic pollution by refusing, reducing, reusing and recycling plastic waste to become a truly clean and swachh nation ...
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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
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To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy ...
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Dia Mirza Questions Everyone On How Much Waste We Are Generating, Says It Is Time To Rethink

Dia Mirza Questions Everyone On How Much Waste We Are Generating, Says It Is Time To Rethink
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Actor Dia Mirza asks manufacturers to do their bit for the environment and implement Extended Producers Responsibility wherein they responsibility of managing plastic packaging waste ...
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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives

FSSAI Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives
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FSSAI has set a new regulation for informal sector businesses, wherein, from July 1, 2019, the use of packaging material made from recycled plastics or old newspapers including carry-bags for packaging, storing, carrying is prohibited ...
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Swachh Airports: Airports Authority of India Bans Single-Use Plastic Items at 129 Airports

Swachh Airports: Airports Authority of India Bans Single-Use Plastic Items at 129 Airports
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Airports Authority Of India has decided to make 129 airports in the country single-use plastic free, out of which 16 airports have successfully become plastic free ...
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Save The Planet And Give Up The Use Of Glitter, Actor Dia Mirza Urges Netizens

Unbelievable How A Toilet Can Change Lives: Actress Dia Mirza Backs Swachh Bharat Mission
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Actor Dia Mirza asks netizens to start a war on glitter, urges them to ditch the use of glitter items and make celebrations eco-friendly ...
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Plastic Pollution: This French Actor’s Organisation Is Converting Plastic Waste Into Fuel

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The Earthwake Association backed by noted French comedian and actor, Samuel Le Bihan aims to collect and recover plastic waste and has invented a machine that can convert plastic into various types of synthetic fuels ...
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Plastic Pollution: Fishing Harbours, Beaches Near Fishing Villages See ‘High’ Beach Litter, Says Government

Plastic Pollution: Fishing Harbours, Beaches Near Fishing Villages See 'High' Beach Litter, Says Government
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In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma said in recent years, plastic pollution has been identified as a key component of marine debris in beaches all over the world ...
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Plastic Bans In Five States, Here’s How India Fared In Fighting Plastic Pollution In 2018

India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually
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India generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic waste annually and it aims to eliminate single-use plastic items by 2022. Here’s a look at steps taken by some of the states in 2018 to fight against plastic pollution ...
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Sustainable Bioplastics Developed From Sea-Weed Eating Microorganisms To Fight Plastic Pollution

Sustainable Bioplastics Developed From Sea-Weed Eating Microorganisms To Fight Plastic Pollution
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Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have developed a technology to make sustainable biopolymer using marine microorganisms that feed on seaweeds which may one day free the world of plastic - one of its worst pollutants ...
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