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In A First For The State, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste

In A First, Tripura Gets A 680-Metre Road Made Of Plastic Waste
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In order to recycle plastics, Tripura has built a road made of plastic waste as a pilot project ...
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Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study

Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study
Air Pollution News Plastic Waste
The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help develop better policies to improve the air quality and visibility in North India, say experts ...
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A Study Conducted In Goa Flags Alarming Levels Of Microplastics In Seafood

A Study Conducted In Goa Flags Alarming Levels Of Microplastics In Seafood
Goa News Plastic Waste
The study, led by senior scientist Dr Mahua Saha, indicated presence of microplastics in water, sediment and biota (local animal and plant life) from the Sal Estuary in Goa ...
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Plastic Is Killing Humanity, With This Message, Deathbeds Made Out Of Single-use Plastic Have Been Installed In Rishikesh

Plastic Is Killing Humanity, With This Message, Deathbeds Made Out Of Single-use Plastic Have Been Installed In Rishikesh
News Plastic Waste Uttarakhand
In Rishikesh, an art installation of three deathbeds have been built using over 3,000 single-use plastic bottles, wrappers, and containers ...
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Among Seafood Highest Levels Of Microplastics Found In Molluscs: Study

Among Seafood Highest Levels Of Microplastics Found In Molluscs: Study
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In order to investigate the levels of microplastic contamination globally in fish and shellfish, the researchers observed more than fifty studies between the years 2014 and 2020 ...
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Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream

Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream
Coronavirus Outbreak News Plastic Waste
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 Plastic ‘Upvaas’ in the COVID World

Expert Blog: Exercise Plastic 'Upvaas' in the COVID World
Blogs Plastic Waste
'Upvaas' in Hindi means fasting; plastic 'upvaas' means limiting the use of single-use plastic and swapping it with eco-friendly 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
Environment National Green Tribunal News Plastic Waste
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
Environment Gujarat News Plastic Waste Waste Management
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?
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
News Plastic Waste
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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