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Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers

Amazon India Scraps Single-Use Plastic In Packaging Across Centers
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In October 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on citizens to help end the usage of single-use plastic - seen as a pollutant - by 2022 ...
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PM Narendra Modi Urges Use Of Eco-Friendly Idols During Ganesh Chaturthi

PM Narendra Modi Urges Use Of Eco-Friendly Idols During Ganesh Chaturthi
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In his monthly address to the nation, Prime Minister Modi requested the people to forgo the worship of such idols, which, after being immersed in rivers or ponds, become a hazard for the water and the living organisms in it ...
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World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts

World Environment Day 2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Thwarted The Fight Against Single-Use Plastic, Say Experts
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World Environment Day 2020 calls for action to stop the degradation of the natural world, which according to experts, is accelerating with the increased use of single-use plastic in the form of personal protective gears against COVID-19 ...
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis
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Typically, leaves degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu, can make it last longer ...
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Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh

Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh
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According to an official, the fresh ban has been imposed to ensure that no plastic reaches the river Ganga during the five-day Ganga Yatra being organised in a bid to raise awareness about Ganga cleanup ...
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Civic Body In Maharashtra’s Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste

Civic Body In Maharashtra's Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste
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Students from seven school have taken part in an initiative of Badnapur Nagar Panchayat of Jalna, Maharashtra to reduce plastic waste and have collected over 100 kilogram of plastic waste each in past three months ...
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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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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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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World
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Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish ...
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Drink Your Coffee Then Eat The ‘Dishes’, Air New Zealand Ditches Single-Use Plastic And Switches To Edible Coffee Cups

Drink Your Coffee Then Eat The 'Dishes': Air New Zealand Switches To Edible Coffee Cups
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With an aim to reduce plastic waste generated during flights, Air New Zealand, the national carrier of New Zealand has switched to edible coffee cups that are resistant to melting from warm fluids, such as coffee and are currently brought out in vanilla flavour ...
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People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness

People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness
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To curb the use of plastic, more than one lakh citizens of Dehradun made a 50-kilometre long human chain to spread awareness against single-use plastic and to encourage people to give up the use of polythene bags from their daily lives ...
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Indian Oil Corporation Close To Plastics-To-Oil Tech Breakthrough

Indian Oil Corporation Close To Plastics-To-Oil Tech Breakthrough
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According to an official from Indian Oil Corporation, the organisation is working on putting such a system in place that can produce oil from plastics waste since plastics are derived from petrochemicals and thus take a step forward in addressing the rising problem of plastic pollution ...
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