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An Advocate For Environmental Issues, Greenpeace Asks For Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

Environment NGO Greenpeace Seeks Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis
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In a joint declaration adopted during the meeting of Environment and Energy Ministers from the G20 countries, the ministers agreed to create a framework for action with voluntary measures to reduce marine pollution and reaffirmed the commitments made under the Paris Agreement to combat climate change ...
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study
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An average person possibly consumes 2000 tiny pieces of plastic that is five grams of plastic which is equivalent to eating a credit card every week ...
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Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?

Can India Eliminate Single-Use Plastics By 2022?
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As India ambitiously aims to eliminate the usage of single-use plastics by 2022, expert Swati Singh Sambyal from the Centre For Science and Environment weighs in her opinion on the present state, one year since the commitment was made on Environment Day 2018 ...
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G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia

G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia
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Tackling the plastic pollution has been less of a priority in Asia, which is the world's biggest producer of the material - and its waste, as the problem gets more crucial, Japan wants the G20 nations to make combatting the plastic pollution a priority ...
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National Green Tribunal Orders Probe On A Plea Highlighting Dangers Of Plastic Food Packaging

National Green Tribunal Orders Probe On A Plea Highlighting Dangers Of Plastic Food Packaging
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The National Green Tribunal was hearing a plea filed by an NGO on the use of plastic packages that highlight the adverse impact of plastic on health and environment ...
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To Fight Plastic Menace, School Children In Siliguri Organise ‘Unplastic Ploggers Run’ On World Environment Day

To Fight Plastic Menace, School Children In Siliguri Organise 'Unplastic Ploggers Run' On World Environment Day
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More than 300 students collected discarded plastic items in the city as part of a cleanliness drive conducted to mark World Environment Day on June 5 ...
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Kerala Utilises Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste For Making New Roads

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While India is facing huge plastic waste crisis, its southernmost state – Kerala has come up with a solution to combat this menace ...
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On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves

On World Environment Day Scientists Highlight The Need For Study On Impact Of Microplastics On Mangroves
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As per scientists of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - National Institute of Oceanography, microplastics are plastic particles measuring less than five millimetres which can easily pass into sea and other water bodies, posing a potential threat to aquatic life ...
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To Combat Plastic Pollution, These Companies Plan To Use Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Save The Environment

To Combat Plastic Pollution, These Companies Plan To Use Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Save The Environment
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To fight the increasing problem of plastic waste worldwide, various companies manufacturing beauty products vow to boycott plastic and use sustainable ingredients and packaging alternatives ...
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Researchers Turn Plastic Waste Into Jet Fuel

Researchers Turn Plastic Waste Into Jet Fuel
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In a bid to tackle the increasing menace of plastic worldwide, the research team of Washington State University has developed jet fuel using a variety of waste plastic products ...
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Plastic Is Taking A Toll On Our Planet As This Heartbreaking Picture Of An Elephant Feeding On Waste Proves

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As per the estimates of Centre Pollution Control Board, in the year 2017-2018, India was responsible for generating 6.6 lakh tonnes of plastic waste that takes thousands of years to decompose. Today, plastic is killing our planet and this recent photo of an elephant looking for food in the vacant land filled with waste is proof of the environmental crisis facing the world ...
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Over 25 States Face Rs. 1 Crore Fine For No Action Plan On Plastic Waste Disposal

Over 25 States Face Rs. 1 Crore Environment Compensation For No Action Plan On Plastic Waste Disposal
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The National Green Tribunal had earlier directed all states and union territories except Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, and Puducherry to submit an action plan for compliance of Plastic Waste Management Rules and furnish the same to the Central Pollution Control Board by April 30, 2019 ...
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