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#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge ‘Sickens’ Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree
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UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza highlights the most ‘sickening’ thing about people taking up the #BottleCapChallenge ...
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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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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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Take Cue India! London Marathon Runners Quench Their Thrist With Edible Water Pods To Reduce Plastic Waste

The water pods may help find a strong alternative to single-use plastic bottles and could be used for other events such as music festivals among others
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In a bid to reduce plastic waste, organisers of the annual London Marathon distributed water and energy drink in edible pods to about 41,000 runners ...
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Plastic Pollution: Indian Student Invents Robots To Clean Oceans And Help Farmers

Last year, Sainath collected nearly 2,500 kg of paper and 250 kg of plastics with the help of the robot
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Sainath Manikandan, a school student in UAE built the Marine Robot Cleaner that helps preserve the marine environment and Agriculture Robot that help reduce the labour of farmers ...
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Plastic Pollution: Dead Whale In Philippines Ate 40 Kilogram Of Plastic

Plastic Pollution: Dead Whale In Philippines Ate 40 Kilogram Of Plastic
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A young Cuvier's beaked whale died on Saturday in Philippines from starvation and was unable to eat because of the trash filling in its stomach ...
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Samsung Electronics To Follow Sustainable Route By Ditching Plastic Packaging In All Their Products

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In order to comply with the company’s sustainability policy, Samsung Electronics plans to minimise plastic use and replace product packaging with environment-friendly materials by the first half of 2019 ...
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Sustainable Bioplastics Developed From Sea-Weed Eating Microorganisms To Fight Plastic Pollution

Sustainable Bioplastics Developed From Sea-Weed Eating Microorganisms To Fight Plastic Pollution
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Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have developed a technology to make sustainable biopolymer using marine microorganisms that feed on seaweeds which may one day free the world of plastic - one of its worst pollutants ...
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Trivandrum Hotels To Begin 2019 With A Resolution Of Encouraging People To Ditch Plastic Water Bottles

Trivandrum Hotels To Begin 2019 With A Resolution Of Encouraging People To Ditch Plastic Water Bottles
Kerala News
Water cans will be placed outside every hotel to provide clean drinking water, free of cost, to the travellers and residents of the city so that they can refill their bottles instead of purchasing plastic water bottles ...
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This Holiday Season, Jharkhand’s Capital City Aims At Keeping Its Tourist Sites Plastic Free

This Holiday Season, Jharkhand’s Capital City Aims At Keeping Its Tourist Sites Plastic Free
Jharkhand News Plastic Waste
In a bid to curb plastic pollution in major tourist sites in and around Ranchi, the State tourism department has banned use and throw plastic items and deployed 93 ‘Paryatak Mitras’ (Friends of Tourists) who will be aided by policemen by at seven tourist sites to keep a watch at the litterbugs ...
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Plastic Crisis: Quantum Of Plastic Carry Bags Not Reduced Despite Ban, Said The Comptroller And Auditor General

Plastic Crisis: Quantum Of Plastic Carry Bags Not Reduced Despite Ban, Said The Comptroller And Auditor General
Air Pollution Karnataka News
The performance audit report of Comptroller and Auditor General on 'Solid Waste Management in Urban Local Bodies’ found that there is mismanagement of plastic waste the assessment of waste was not realistic and the state policy prepared in 2004 was not fully operational ...
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Whale Found Dead In Indonesia With 115 Plastic Cups In Stomach

Whale Found Dead In Indonesia With 115 Plastic Cups In Stomach
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The 9.5-metre (31.17 ft) whale was found in waters near Kapota Island, part of the Wakatobi National Park, south east of Sulawesi ...
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