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“Shun Plastic Usage During Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations”, Dia Mirza Urges People To Protect Environment

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Ganesh Chaturthi Plastic Waste
Actor Dia Mirza urged the people and leaders in Mumbai to do their bit by eradicating the use of plastic during Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations ...
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Imagery Of Plastic Products On Screen Have ‘Normalised’ Its Use In Real Life: Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza said that usage of plastic products in films has normalised its usage by people
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Actor Dia Mirza said that when iconic film actors refuse single-use plastic, the impact is big and the message goes far and wide ...
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World Environment Day 2018: The Crisis Of Microplastics In India Needs To Be Addressed Urgently

The growing crisis of microplastics in India must be addressed immediately
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Though several countries like US and UK have banned manufacturing of products using microplastics, no such ban exists in India ...
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World Environment Day 2018: Are Recyclable Plastics A Viable Option For India?

Recyclable plastics could lessen India's plastic waste burden
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Recyclable plastics have been invented and are yet to be commercialised, but their entry in India may cause ripples in the country’s multi-billion plastic industry ...
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Global Quantity Of Plastic In Oceans To Nearly Double To 250 Metric Tonnes By 2025

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An analysis paper estimated that oceans may already contain over 150 million tonnes of plastic, of which around 250,000 tonnes, fragmented into five trillion plastic pieces, may be floating at the oceans' surface ...
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Shun Plastics, Plant More Trees, Create Behavioural Changes

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India is the 12th biggest plastic polluter in the world. On Earth Day here’s how you can make an eco-friendly switch and ditch plastic from your life ...
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Seaweed Solution To Plastic Bottle Crisis

90% Bottled Water From Leading Brands Found To Be Contaminated Globally
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Many businesses are now thinking of food-based answers to the global problem of plastic. A UK startup making water containers from seaweed is the latest one to join the league ...
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Plastic Pollution: 1.8 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Waste, Weighing 500 Jumbo Jets, Is Floating In The Pacific. Shows How Prevalent Plastic Pollution Is In The Oceans

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This massive floating island of plastic between California and Hawaii is growing rapidly and is now three times the size of France, a new study finds ...
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India Has What It Takes To Lead The World In Tackling Plastic Pollution, Says UN Environment Chief

Erik Solheim says India has what it takes to become world leader in dealing with plastic pollution
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The United Nations Environment Chief was in India for a week to declare India as the host for the World Environment Day 2018 celebrations ...
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Plastic Waste: How Different Countries Are Handling Plastic And What India Can Learn

Say No To Plastic Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Cut Down Plastic Usage
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India's rivers, oceans, landfills are overflowing and choking due to indicriminate waste dumping, especially plastic waste. Some other countries show the way forward ...
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PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment To Honour The Contribution Of Ragpickers Towards Recycling Plastic Waste

PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment To Honour The Contribution Of Ragpickers Towards Recycling Plastic Waste
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Ragpickers, who are the silent contributors addressing India’s waste management crisis, annually collect 5,00,000 tonnes of PET bottles which is then recycled and sent for producing polyester fibre ...
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Trending: This Nature Photographer’s Seahorse Click Shows All That Is Going Wrong With Our Planet

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Marine wildlife photographer Justin Hofman’s photograph of a sea horse grasping a cotton swab in Indonesian waters shows the “heartbreaking” state of our polluted water ...
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