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World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long ‘Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long 'Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans
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With an aim to find innovative solutions to the problem of plastic waste in the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched a two-month long ‘plastic hackathon’ targeting students and households to come up with alternatives for plastic and to improve plastic waste management ...
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Opinion: COVID-19 Has Intensified India’s Plastic And Bio-Medical Waste Crisis

Opinion: COVID-19 Has Intensified India's Plastic And Bio-Medical Waste Crisis
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Biomedical waste has become a major issue, now that it comes from every household due to COVID-19, writes Ripu Daman Bevli, Founder, Litter Free India movement and Plogging Ambassador of India ...
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Plastic Menace: How Much Plastic Are You Eating?

Plastic Menace: How Much Plastic Are You Eating?
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According to an expert, microplastics could pass into our blood or lymphatic system and end up in our organs, potentially having harmful consequences ...
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Environment-Friendly ‘Kulhad’ To Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations

Environment-Friendly 'Kulhad' To Replace Plastic Tea Cups At Railway Stations
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According to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, tea is given in ''kulhad'' at nearly 400 railway stations in the country today, and in future, the plan is to extend this initiative at all stations ...
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With An Aim To Make The Tourist Town Of Vagamon Clean And Plastic-Free, Kerala Launches Green Check Posts

With An Aim To Make The Tourist Town Of Vagamon Clean And Plastic-Free, Kerala Launches Green Check Posts
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Vagamon, a British era plantation town in high range Idukki district in central Kerala, been chocked by plastic and other non-degradable waste dumped by the visitors ...
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Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream

Plastic Pandemic: COVID-19 Trashed The Recycling Dream
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According to experts, since 1950, the world has created 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste, 91 per cent of which has never been recycled ...
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Expert Blog: Exercise Plastic ‘Upvaas’ in the COVID World

Expert Blog: Exercise Plastic 'Upvaas' in the COVID World
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'Upvaas' in Hindi means fasting; plastic 'upvaas' means limiting the use of single-use plastic and swapping it with eco-friendly alternatives ...
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Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles

Environmentalist In Jammu Creates Vertical Gardens Using Plastic Bottles
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With an aim to contribute to reduction in air pollution, environmentalist uses waste plastic bottles to create vertical gardens at various places ...
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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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