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Say No To Plastic: Here Are 5 Simple Ways To Cut Down Plastic Usage

World Oceans Day: 5 Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Floating In World's Oceans
Do It Yourself
Experts all over the world have estimated that in next 20 years demand for plastics will double and more the generation of plastic, more the damage to our landfills and water bodies. This is a wakeup call for each one of us to reduce plastic usage thereby cutting down the overall demand caused by it ...
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Kenya Imposes World’s Toughest Law Against Plastic Bags

Maharashtra To Celebrate Its New Year-Gudi Padwa By Banning Plastic Carry Bags, Citizens ‘Thrilled’
News Plastic Waste
In a bid to reduce plastic pollution, Kenya imposed the world’s toughest law - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 ...
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National Green Tribunal Imposes Interim Ban On Use Of Non-Biodegradable Plastic Bags

National Green Tribunal Imposes Interim Ban On Use Of Non-Biodegradable Plastic Bags
Delhi National Green Tribunal News
Imposing an interim ban on plastic bags which are less than 50 microns, the National Green Tribunal directed the Delhi government to seize the entire stock of plastic from the city within a week ...
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#PlasticBan: Why Have You Not Enforced It Strictly, National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Overuse Of Plastic Bags

Delhi’s Plastic Ban: Authorities Seize 8,000 Kilos Of Plastic Bags In Two Weeks
Delhi National Green Tribunal News Plastic Waste
The National Green Tribunal had last year banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR especially at hotels, restaurants and for public and private functions with effect from Janurary this year ...
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62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction

62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction
News Plastic Waste
As per government plans, using plastic waste in construction of National Highways within 50 km periphery of urban areas with population of five lakh or more will be beneficial ...
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World’s Plastic Waste If Spread Equally Can Cover An Area Size Of Argentina: Study

On World Environment Day, Centre pledged to eradicate single- use plastic by 2022
News Plastic Waste
Of the nine billion tonnes of plastic produced in last 6 decades nearly 80% of it had ended up in landfills and if this continues then by 1950, the number is estimated to rise to 13 billion tonnes as per a study by University of California ...
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As The Crisis Of Marine Litter Keeps Rising, G20 Countries Come Together To Announce New Action Plan

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With more than 150 million tonnes of plastic debris in oceans, marine litter has become a serious issue of concern which requires global attention and action ...
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National Green Tribunal Instructs Vrindavan Authorities To Ensure Complete Prohibition On Usage Of Plastic Bags

National Green Tribunal Instructs Vrindavan Authorities To Ensure Complete Prohibition On Usage Of Plastic Bags
National Green Tribunal News Uttar Pradesh
National Green Tribunal asked the officials of Vrindavan to enforce a ban on the use of plastic bags in the city, after noting that the municipal solid wastes were being disposed of recklessly in drains and near the Yamuna banks ...
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Recycling Plastic In India: Converting Plastic Waste To Fuel, The Unrealised Potential

Plastic to fuel
Independence Day International Plastic Bag Free Day Plastic Waste
With proper infrastructure and better awareness, plastic waste in India could be successfully converted to fuel for both industrial and domestic use ...
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100 Tonnes Of Solid Waste Collected At Lake Titicaca, Peru

100 Tonnes Of Solid Waste Collected At Lake Titicaca, Peru
Lakes Of India News Waste Management
During a clean-up drive at Lake Titicaca in Peru, the volunteers collected over 100 tonnes of solid waste which is polluting the lake ...
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For Swachh Bharat To Be A Reality People Should Stop Littering And Start Recycling: PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment

For Swachh Bharat To Be A Reality Till People Stop Littering And Start Recycling: PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment
News Waste Management
PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment urged people to segregate recyclable waste from the general waste and that only then India can achieve its Swachh Bharat goals ...
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Make Goa Plastic Free: Fine Will Be Levied On The Usage Of Plastics In The Coastal State

For Swachh Bharat To Be A Reality Till People Stop Littering And Start Recycling: PET Packaging Association for Clean Environment
Goa News Waste Management
To curb the usage of plastic in Goa, Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar announced fine if people are found buying or selling plastics and made an appeal to use cloth bags ...
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