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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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Leading Government’s Plastic Free India Initiative, Environment Ministry Shuns Single-Use Plastic

The Environment Ministry has shunned the use of single-use plastic
News
To turn the dream of a plastic free India by 2022 into reality, the Union government is planning to discard the practice of using plastics in its offices ...
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Blog: I Discovered A Reverse Vending Machine To Deposit A Plastic Bottle For Recycling In Delhi, Here’s How It Works

Blog: I Discovered A Reverse Vending Machine To Deposit A Plastic Bottle For Recycling In Delhi, Here’s How It Works
Blogs Delhi Plastic Waste
Deposit single-use plastic bottle for recycling and get a reward in return, thanks to reverse vending machines. Here’s what you need to know ...
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Grab A Spoon And Eat It: A Swachh Warrior From Gujarat Brings Biodegradable Edible Spoons To Your Table

Grab A Spoon And Eat It: A Swachh Warrior From Gujarat Brings Biodegradable Edible Spoons To Your Table
Gujarat Swachh Warriors
Meet 24-year-old engineer turned entrepreneur Kruvil Patel from Vadodara, Gujarat who has a solution to single-use plastic spoons ...
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Kirana Shops Heave A Sigh Of Relief As Ban Lifted From Retail Packaging

Maharashtra Plastic Ban Kirana Shops Heave A Sigh Of Relief As Ban Lifted From Retail Packaging
Maharashtra News Plastic Ban
Plastic ban for the general stores and groceries using loose products like oil, rice, sugar, etc has been exempted ...
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‘Use Plastic Responsibly, Don’t Throw Plastic Waste Everywhere,’ Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Requests The Citizens Of Goa

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar requested people to use plastic responsibly
Goa News
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his video message asked people to be very careful with plastic and not to dispose it carelessly ...
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No Relief For Manufacturers From Maharashtra Plastic Ban As Bombay High Court Adjourns Till July 20

The Bombay High Court adjourned the hearing of the appeal till July 20
Maharashtra News Plastic Ban
New Delhi: The Bombay High Court has adjourned the hearing of an appeal filed by plastic manufacturers in Maharashtra, against the ban imposed by the state on plastic. The ...
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Say No To Plastic: “We Are All A Part Of Nature And Not Apart From Nature”, Says Actor Dia Mirza At IIFA, Bangkok

Say No To Plastic: “We Are All A Part Of Nature And Not Apart From Nature”, Says Actor Dia Mirza At IIFA, Bangkok
News
Extending the boundaries of #BeatPlasticPollution campaign, Dia Mirza, urged people at IIFA being held in Bangkok to take inspiration from the world and reduce plastic usage ...
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Most People Aware Of Harmful Effects Of Plastics But Still Use It: Study

Most People Aware Of Harmful Effects Of Plastics But Still Use It: Study
News Plastic Waste
A recent study by Velocity MR found despite a ban on plastic in 25 states of India, 15,000 tonnes of plastic is procured from cities on a daily basis ...
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