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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres

Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres
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West Bengal’s Forest Range Officer Papan Mohanta's experiments have become an inspiration for locals as some schools have also created gardens using plastic waste ...
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Plastics: A 2.5 Km Long Road From Plastic Waste Under Construction In Noida To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Plastics: A 2.5 Km Long Road From Plastic Waste Under Construction In Noida To Tackle Plastic Pollution
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Noida Authority has taken a step towards better waste management by including the use of plastic waste in the construction of roads instead of discarding in the landfills ...
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“Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner”: Ram Vilas Paswan

"Single-Use Plastic To Be Banned In A Phased Manner": Ram Vilas Paswan
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The Union minister allayed fears of job loss due to a potential ban on single-use plastic, saying that "new alternatives to plastic will create new employment opportunities" ...
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Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles

Say No To Plastics: Government Looks To Junk Plastic Water Bottles
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Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has issued directions to his departments to come up with alternatives to plastic water bottles and has also called a meet of representatives from various manufacturing units and suppliers of plastic bottles for a brainstorming session ...
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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex

Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex
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To support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making the country plastic-free, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of single-use plastics from their campus ...
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Plastic Pollution: Green Turtles Eating Plastic As It Resembles Their Food, Finds A New Study

Plastic Pollution: Green Turtles Eating Plastic As It Resembles Their Food, Finds A New Study
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As per a new study published in the journal ‘Scientific Reports’, plastics that resemble as sea grass attract green turtles and out of the 34 turtles examined under the study, guts of 19 turtles were found to contain plastic, with the number of pieces ranging from three to 183 ...
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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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