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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
News Plastic Waste
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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Beat Plastic Pollution: Students At IIT Kharagpur On Operation ‘Zero Single-Use Plastic’ In Campus

Beat Plastic Pollution: Students At IIT Kharagpur On Operation ‘Zero Single-Use Plastic’ In Campus
News Waste Warriors Of India West Bengal
A group of students have started a campaign to reduce single-use plastic items from the campus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur and are also working on finding innovative solution for disposing and reusing plastic waste ...
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Plastic Waste Crisis: EU Pledges 300 Million Euros To Protect Oceans From The Menace Of Plastic Marine Litter

Plastic Waste Crisis: EU Pledges 300 Million Euros To Protect Oceans From The Menace Of Plastic Marine Litter
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Plastic waste is increasingly polluting the oceans and according to an estimate, by 2050 the oceans could contain more plastic than fish by weight which has prompted the global agencies like United Nations and European Union take measure to protect the oceans ...
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Plastic Crisis: Big Brands Pledge To Turn Tide On Global Plastic Waste

Plastic Crisis: Big Brands Pledge To Turn Tide On Global Plastic Waste
News Plastic Waste
250 organisations including many of the world's biggest packaging producers, leading consumer brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs have pledged to eliminate single-use and unnecessary plastic and to innovate so that all packaging could be recycled, with targets to be reviewed regularly ...
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Artists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Piece

Artists In GhArtists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Pieceaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Plastic Donated To Create An Innovative Art Piece
News Plastic Waste Uttar Pradesh
The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation conducted a drive to seize polythene in June this year and collected about 50,000 kilos of polythene, of which 200 kgs was used by two artists to create a sculpture of Swachh Bharat Mission logo ...
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Floating Pipe To Start Collecting Plastic In Pacific Ocean

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With about 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world's oceans and that number is expected to triple in the next decade, the Ocean Cleanup foundation launched the world's first ocean cleanup system - 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed "Wilson" ...
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Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana

Plastic Crisis: NGT Asks Committee To Look Into Pollution Caused By Industries In Narela, Bawana
News Plastic Waste
The plea received by National Green Tribunal alleged violation of pollution and waste management norms by the industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods ...
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