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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?
Coronavirus Outbreak Plastic Waste
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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Get 1 Kilo Plastic Waste And Win Free Samosa, Jalebi And Chole Bhature At Mumbai’s Versova Beach

Get 1 Kilo Plastic Waste And Win Free Samosa, Jalebi And Chole Bhature At Mumbai's Versova Beach
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Mumbai’s cleanest beach – Versova follows footsteps of Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur, to organise a unique party where a kilogram of plastic waste can be exchanged for snacks like hot samosa, jalebi and chole bhature for free ...
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Valentine’s Day 2020: Break-up With Single-Use Plastic And Start A Relationship With Eco-friendly Alternatives, Appeals Actor Dia Mirza

Valentine’s Day 2020: Break-up With Single-Use Plastic And Start A Relationship With Eco-friendly Alternatives, Appeals Actor Dia Mirza
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Actor Dia Mirza, a vocal crusader of environmental causes has this appeal for everyone this Valentine’s Day ...
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‘Bring Plastic Waste, Get Free Snacks And Tea’, A Gujarat District’s Mantra To Go Plastic-Free

‘Bring Plastic Waste, Get Free Snacks & Tea’, A Gujarat District's Mantra To Go Plastic-Free
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Gujarat's Dahod district has opened up a unique café where depositing plastic waste can earn you snacks for free. ...
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Make Way For World’s First ‘Green’ Football Field That Is Made Using 1.8 Million Waste Plastic Bottles

Make Way For World’s First ‘Green’ Football Field That Is Made Using 1.8 Million Waste Plastic Bottles
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In Miami, a football field has been made BY ADIDAS using 1.8 million waste plastic bottles or 40,000 pounds of plastic waste ...
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