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Centre’s Biotechnology Department Collects Over 500 Tonnes Plastic Waste In Three Months From Drains In Delhi

Centre's Biotechnology Department Collects Over 500 Tonnes Plastic Waste In Three Months From Drains In Delhi
Delhi News
The central government's Department of Biotechnology has collected over 500 tonnes of plastic waste in three months with the help of small pilot projects at Barapullah and Babarpur drains ...
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi Calls For A ‘New Revolution’ Against Plastic Waste From October 2

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi urges the citizens to start a fight against plastic waste and make it a mass movement just like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ...
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Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic

Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic
Madhya Pradesh News Plastic Waste
In a bid to make Indore single-use plastic-free, the Municipal Corporation of Indore is bringing back ‘lotas’ and metal utensils in government offices and is setting up ‘Bartan Banks’ from where the citizens can borrow reusable utensils to serve food at parties and return later ...
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Plastic Particles In Drinking Water Present ‘Low’ Health Risk: World Health Organisation

Plastic Particles In Drinking Water Present ‘Low’ Health Risk: World Health Organisation
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World Health Organisation research shows that microplastics found in some bottled water seem to be at least partly due to the bottling process and/or packaging such as plastic caps ...
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Plastic Free Railway: Indian Railways To Enforce Ban On Single-Use Plastic From October 2

Plastic Free Railway: Indian Railways To Enforce Ban On Single-Use Plastic From October 2
News Plastic Waste
The Ministry of Railways has urged the Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to set up plastic bottle crushing machines in major railway stations and increase the use of reusable products to reduce plastic footprints ...
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Plastic Menace: ‘Punch In The Gut’ As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice

Plastic Menace: 'Punch In The Gut' As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice
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With an aim to investigate the impact of climate change on the Artic, a team of scientists from United States of America tested ice-samples and found visible plastic beads and filaments of various shapes and sizes ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Urges People To Free India From Single-Use Plastic, On Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Urges People To Free India From Single-Use Plastic, On Independence Day
Delhi Independence Day News Plastic Waste
While addressing the citizens on the occasion of Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the country will fight against the use of plastic and a nationwide drive will be started in this direction on October this year ...
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Heroes Of Swachh India: Replacing Plastic With Compostable Alternatives, Rhea Mazumdar Singhal Of Ecoware Helps Fight Plastic Pollution

Heroes Of Swachh India: Replacing Plastic With Compostable Alternatives, Rhea Mazumdar Singhal Of Ecoware Helps Fight Plastic Pollution
Independence Day
Rhea Mazumdar Singhal, introduced 100 per cent biodegradable and compostable tableware and cutlery in India way back in 2009 to fight the ever-growing plastic menace ...
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Plastic Pollution: Green Turtles Eating Plastic As It Resembles Their Food, Finds A New Study

Plastic Pollution: Green Turtles Eating Plastic As It Resembles Their Food, Finds A New Study
News Plastic Waste
As per a new study published in the journal ‘Scientific Reports’, plastics that resemble as sea grass attract green turtles and out of the 34 turtles examined under the study, guts of 19 turtles were found to contain plastic, with the number of pieces ranging from three to 183 ...
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Travel From Delhi To Mumbai Made Plastic Free, Courtesy This Airlines

Travel From Delhi To Mumbai Made Plastic Free, Courtesy This Airlines
News Plastic Waste
To beat plastic pollution by reducing the use of plastic, Vistara airlines has decided to use paper cups to serve water to economy class passengers ...
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‘I Am Not A Hero, Just An Everyday Person Who Is Doing His Bit For The Planet,’ Mantra Of This Marathon Enthusiast Who Has Been Picking Up Trash During His Runs

Swachh Warriors
Meet 39-year-old Srini Swaminathan from Chennai who has been cleaning different parts of India by jogging and cleaning or plogging ...
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Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022

Goa News Plastic Waste
In a bid to fulfill its New Year resolution made in 2018 to make Goa free from plastic by 2022, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, a premiere tourism board in India has decided to say no to the use of plastics from its headquarters and hotels ...
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