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Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1

Puducherry Commits To Eliminate Single Use Plastics, Will Impose A Ban From March 1
News Plastic Ban Puducherry
To gift a plastic-free state to the future generations, Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products including non-biodegradable carry bags in the union territory from March 1, said Chief Minister V Narayanasamy ...
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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives

FSSAI Says No To Old Newspapers, Waste Plastic For Food Packaging, Recommends Eco-friendly Alternatives
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FSSAI has set a new regulation for informal sector businesses, wherein, from July 1, 2019, the use of packaging material made from recycled plastics or old newspapers including carry-bags for packaging, storing, carrying is prohibited ...
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Save The Planet And Give Up The Use Of Glitter, Actor Dia Mirza Urges Netizens

Unbelievable How A Toilet Can Change Lives: Actress Dia Mirza Backs Swachh Bharat Mission
News Plastic Waste
Actor Dia Mirza asks netizens to start a war on glitter, urges them to ditch the use of glitter items and make celebrations eco-friendly ...
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Plastic Is Choking Our Planet, To Save It, This City Has A Solution – Anti-Slippery And Recyclable Tiles

Plastic Is Choking Our Planet, To Save It, This City Has A Solution - Anti-Slippery And Recyclable Tiles
Plastic Waste
To tackle the issue of growing plastic menace, Bengaluru’s non-profit organisation is making tiles that are made out of plastic alone and can be reused and recycled multiple times ...
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Take ‘Plastic Upvaas’ And Bid Adieu To Any One Single-Use Plastic Item

#BeatPlasticPollution Take ‘Plastic Upvaas’ And Bid Adieu To Any One Single-Use Plastic Item
News Plastic Waste
Chintan and Canada in India (High Commission of Canada), have initiated a month long campaign called ‘Plastic Upvaas’ to urge people to give up single-use plastic and #BeatPlasticPollution ...
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#DeepVeer Go Green: Deepika Padukone And Ranveer Singh Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Their Bengaluru Reception 

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Bollywood power couple Deepika and Ranveer kept their Bengaluru reception plastic free by using cutlery made of sugarcane fibre ...
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Confederation of Indian Industry and UN Environment Sign MoU

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A major activity planned under the MoU, will be the #Unplastic Initiative of CII and UN Environment, beginning with a Call to Action, including commitments by industry on actions to curb plastic pollution. ...
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National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic

National Aluminium Company Limited Advocates For Use Of Aluminium Foil As Alternative To Plastic
News Odisha Plastic Waste
Speaking at a ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ event, CMD (Chairman cum Managing Director) of National Aluminium Company Limited said that use of aluminium foil as an alternative to plastic packaging is eco-friendly and can be recycled ...
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Global Waste Could Grow By 70 Percent By 2050 As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank

Global Waste Management: World Waste Could Grow 70 Percent As Cities Boom, Warns World Bank
News Waste Management
With an increase in urbanization and size of population, the world, especially the South Asian and Sub-Saharan African countries are set to produce the biggest proportion of the global waste which may grow by 70 per cent by 2050, says a World Bank Report ...
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Just One Piece Of Plastic Can Kill A Sea Turtle, Shows A Recent Scientific Study

Just One Piece Of Plastic Can Kill A Sea Turtle, Shows A Recent Scientific Study
News Plastic Waste
According to the data revealed by the Australia based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), a sea turtle has a 22 per cent chance of dying if it eats just one piece of plastic ...
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Government Issues Advisory, Asks Citizens To Not Use National Flags Made Up Of Plastic

Government Issues Advisory, Asks Citizens To Not Use National Flags Made Up Of Plastic
Independence Day News
The advisory said on important national, cultural and sports events, flags made of paper only are to be used by public in terms of the provisions of the 'Flag Code of India, 2002' ...
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A Greener, Cleaner Earth For Generation Next: How To Teach Your Children To Lead An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

A Greener, Cleaner Earth For Generation Next: How To Teach Your Children To Lead An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle
Do It Yourself
From upcycling plastic to adopting alternatives to single-use plastic, from managing waste to contributing to the green cover, here is how children can get accustomed to an environment friendly life without much sacrifice ...
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