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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
News Plastic Waste
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
Kerala News Plastic Waste
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
News Plastic Waste
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
News Plastic Waste Uttarakhand
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
News Plastic Waste
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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Three Benches Made Of Recycled Plastic Installed At Churchgate Railway Station

Three Benches Made Of Recycled Plastic Installed At Churchgate Railway Station
Maharashtra News Plastic Waste
In a bid to reduce plastic waste and support the anti-plastic campaign, the Western Railway has installed three benches made 40 to 50 kg of recycled plastic at Church Gate station which ...
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Rajasthan High Court Bans Single-Use Plastic In The Court’s Premises

Rajasthan High Court Bans Single-Use Plastic In The Court's Premises
News Plastic Waste Rajasthan
The single-use plastic ban announced by the Rajasthan High Court will be extended to all courts in the state, High Court Guest Houses, and canteens and restaurants inside the premises of courts ...
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The Top Priority Of All States Should Be To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic By 2022, Says Environment Secretary

The Top Priority Of All States Should Be To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic By 2022, Says Environment Secretary
News Plastic Waste
The Environment Secretary C K Mishra has directed all the states and union territories to completely ban all types of plastic carry bags, thermocol disposable cutlery and discourage the use of plastic made items like artificial banners, flags, flowers, water bottles, plastic folders among others ...
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic

North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic
Delhi News Plastic Waste
In the run-up to Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has started an anti-plastic campaign under which all employees will be taking a pledge to not eradicate the use of plastic from their daily routine ...
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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
News Plastic Waste West Bengal
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
News Plastic Waste Uttar Pradesh
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
News Plastic Ban Plastic Waste
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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