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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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The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding

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The Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta wedding was a plastic-free event and as they chose to use bio-degradable cutlery made of sugarcane fiber ...
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India Bans Imports Of Solid Plastic Waste

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The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 amendment has been done keeping into consideration the 'Ease of Doing Business' and boosting 'Make in India' initiative ...
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National Green Tribunal Asks Poll Panel, Government To Consider Banning Campaign Material Made Of Plastic

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The petitioner seeking the ban has claimed that the campaigning material made of plastic are used during the elections and later discarded as waste, which is extremely harmful for the environment ...
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Single Use Plastics Ko Na Na Na Na: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches ‘Plastic Waste Free India’ Anthem

Single Use Plastics Ko Na Na Na Na: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches ‘Plastic Waste Free India’ Anthem
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To educate people about plastic pollution and how it can be refused, reused and recycled, Union Environment Minister launched plastic free anthem ...
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Starbucks To Go Big On World Environment Day In India, Will Switch To Compostable & Recyclable Packaging

All the 138 stores of TATA Starbucks across India will switch to eco-friendly cutlery from June 5
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In a bid to cut down plastic waste, all the 138 stores of TATA Starbucks Pvt Ltd across India will switch to eco-friendly cutlery, stirrers, cups, straws, cap lids made from corn starch ...
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Ocean Pollution: Meet The Sea Squirt, Sucking Up Plastic Particles From The Sea

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Israeli researchers have found that ascidians, also known as sea squirts, can help measure plastic pollution as they filter tiny particles from the ocean and store them in their soft tissue ...
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Indore Reuses Plastic Bottles To Create A Vertical Garden

2,000 plastic bottles have been reused to make a vertical garden in Indore
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In a bid to tackle plastic waste and air pollution, the Indore Municipal Corporation replaces plant pots with plastic bottles to develop a vertical garden at Nehru park ...
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Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins

Assam Dumps Plastic Dustbins, Switches To Bamboo Bins
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In an effort towards becoming a plastic-free state, authorities in Assam decide to switch to bamboo bins from current plastic dustbins ...
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#SayNoToPlastic: Actor Randeep Hooda Asks For Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Choices, Promotes Bamboo Toothbrush

#SayNoToPlastic: Actor Randeep Hooda Asks For Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Choices, Promotes Bamboo Toothbrush
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Actor Randeep Hooda appeals to make healthy lifestyle choices that do not affect the environment in a negative way ...
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Beating India By 28 Per Cent Margin, Costa Rica Becomes The New Record Holder For Recycling Plastic Bottles

In 2015, India had set the record for recycling most number of plastic bottles in Mumbai
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In 2015, India had recycled 23,538 kilos of plastic bottles in Mumbai. Costa Rica surpassed India’s record and recycled 30,162 kilos of plastic bottles ...
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Tamil Nadu Gets Its First Smart Dustbin To Tackle Plastic Waste, 500 More To Follow

500 reverse plastic vending machine will be installed in Tamil Nadu by end of this year
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recently launched reverse plastic vending machine to recycle plastic bottles in Chennai ...
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