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Amazon, Flipkart Need To Collect Plastic Packaging Waste Generated By Them: Central Pollution Control Board

Amazon, Flipkart Need To Collect Plastic Packaging Waste Generated By Them: Central Pollution Control Board
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According to the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, primary responsibility for collection of used multi-layered plastic sachet or pouches or packaging is of producers, importers and brand owners who introduce the products in the market ...
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#IWillWearOutPlastic: This New Fashion Collection Is All About ‘Say No To Plastic’

#IWillWearOutPlastic: This New Fashion Collection Is All About ‘Say No To Plastic’
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Can fashion change and save the world? With this question, Indian designer Masaba Gupta launches #IWillWearOutPlastic fashion line in which each dress or garment comes with an exclusive accessory - a detachable reusable bag ...
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Plastic Crisis: China Plans To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bag And Other Items By 2025

Plastic Crisis: China Plans To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bag And Other Items By 2025
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With an aim to reduce the plastic waste that has polluted much of its land and water bodies, China has announced a series of measures to put an end to the menace of single-use plastic ...
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A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Prevent Plastic Wrappers From Ending Up In Landfills

A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Keep Plastic Wrappers From Landfills
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With the help of more than 180 branches across the country, the Safai Bank of India has till now stopped more than 22 Lakh plastic wrappers from reaching landfills ...
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Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Shun The Use Of Single-Use Plastics And Make The World A Better Place

Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Shun The Use Of Single-Use Plastics And Make The World A Better Place
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Actor Bhumi Pednekar urges everyone to stop using single-use plastic says, ‘Lets make this world a better place’ ...
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Delhiites To Get ‘Bharat Darshan Park’ Where Replicas Of Famous Indian Monuments Will Be Built Using Waste

Delhiites To Get ‘Bharat Darshan Park’ Where Replicas Of Famous Indian Monuments Will Be Built Using Waste
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Bharat Darshan Park will be home to replicas of some of India's best monuments made using waste material ...
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Around The World: Filipinos Turn Volcano’s Ash, Plastic Trash Into Bricks

Philippines faces a waste crisis, with reports last year saying it uses a "shocking" amount of single-use plastic
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Environment officials in Philippines are combining the ash from Taal volcano with sand, cement and discarded plastic to form about 5,000 bricks per day for local building projects ...
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Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals

Delhi Gets Its First Garbage Café Where Plastic Waste Can Be Exchanged For Meals
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Delhi’s first garbage café opened its door in a restaurant in Vardhman Mall of Dwarka in South Delhi ...
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Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives

Thailand Kicks Off 2020 By Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Shoppers Come Up With Innovative Alternatives
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Thai shopper’s innovative ways to tackle the plastic bag ban is winning hearts on social media ...
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Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused

Ground Report: Why Are Plastic Bottle Crusher Machines Around Golden Temple Costing Rs 5 Lakh Each Remain Unused
Plastic Waste
Under Amritsar’s Municipal Corporation Smart City initiative around 10 plastic bottle crusher machines on Heritage Street near Golden Temple were put up last year, each worth Rs 5 lakh, but till date, each of the machines remain untouched and unused, tourists, residents speak up ...
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Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why

Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why
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Students' initiative also caught the attention of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who lauded their efforts to increase awareness on the hazards of single-use plastics ...
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The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution

The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution
Kerala News Plastic Waste
The art installation at Fort Kochi beach involves a 25 feet high plastic water bottle made using 1500 single-use plastic water bottles or PET bottles of 1litre capacity each ...
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