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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
news about Plastic
Jul 05, 2019 15:49
Plastic waste has been found even in the earth’s deepest spot during a record-breaking dive by American explorer Victor Vescovo read more
Jun 21, 2019 00:52
Use of plastic is widespread, the civic body has still not started fining errant customers, BMC squads in charge of raiding shops have virtually disappeared from the streets. read more
Jun 20, 2019 04:23
Manufacturing, sale and trading of plastic bags measuring less than 50 microns are banned in Delhi. read more
Jun 12, 2019 09:26
Many restaurants and hotels in the city are replacing plastic straws with more sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives. read more
May 17, 2019 16:42
A study published in the journal Scientific Reports, found that the islands were littered with 238 tonnes of plastic, despite being home to around 500 people. read more
Mar 04, 2019 23:46
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the ECI, the CPCB and the environment ministry to convene a meeting regarding the issue preferably within a week. read more
Jan 07, 2019 23:52
Sixteen airports — Indore, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Tirupati, Trichy, Vijayawada, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Vadodara, Madurai, Raipur, Vizag, Pune, Kolkata and Varanasi — have been declared as single-use plastic free. read more
Dec 29, 2018 15:37
The flight took off on Wednesday from Lisbon to Natale, Brazil, without a single piece of single-use plastic on board. There were no plastic cups, plastic silverware, plastic cocktail stirrer, and plastic food containers, Fast Company reported. read more
Nov 02, 2018 17:32
By making catwalk-ready outfits from waste scooped off the streets of the Cambodian capital, the 24-year-old Sovannareach is now subverting that stereotype, along with a team of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender designers. read more
Oct 04, 2018 13:10
Members of an NGO collected 29 bags of liquor bottles, plastic and thermocol plates, plastic spoons, water bottles, and wafer packets, among other items which were disposed at the picnic spot by visitors. read more
Sep 29, 2018 21:09
The environmental pollution of water bodies is affecting our most basic condiment read more
Sep 16, 2018 23:39
Through street plays and rallies, the students are spreading awareness about the harmful effects of polythene bags read more
Sep 09, 2018 02:51
Additionally, miniature thermocol models of houses, which are traditionally offered by devotees, have been banned and the stall allottees have been asked to switch to cardboard. read more
Sep 01, 2018 19:41
Little by little, ever since it was invented, this man-made ‘wonder’ has found its way into most of the things around us. HT looks back at the pre-plastic era and draws up a timeline of our growing dependency on plastic read more