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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
news about Plastic bag
Jul 04, 2019 14:51
In a region where seas are awash with trash, East Timor is set to become the world’s first country to recycle all its plastic waste after it teamed up with Australian researchers recently to build a revolutionary recycling plant. read more
Jul 03, 2019 14:35
Under the campaign, the authority will start the distribution of cloth bags to vendors, traders and individual residents in order to make them aware that using plastic bags is causing huge environment issues. read more
Jun 27, 2019 08:27
The video, recorded on an officer’s body camera and made public on Tuesday, shows sheriff’s deputies in Cummings, Georgia discovering the infant tied up in a bag and left by a roadside the night of June 6. 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 06:31
The citizens’ group, Green Circle, has launched a campaign named ‘Paivitra Peepal’ to clear plastic, pooja material, and concrete waste dumped around trees. read more
Jun 05, 2019 15:17
Plastic bags have started dominating markets once again, and the drive against plastic has slowed down in most major cities in Jharkhand, eighteen months after a ban on use of plastic carry bags was imposed. Though enforcement began on a promising note,... read more
May 31, 2019 15:42
The challenge may seem funny, but one shouldn’t try it because of the dangers associated. read more
Apr 29, 2019 17:34
The biodegradable, oxo-biodegradable and conventional plastic formulations remained functional as carrier bags after being in the soil or the marine environment for over three years, the study published in Environmental Science and Technology says. read more
Mar 25, 2019 08:13
The BMC’s own plan to auction over 52 tonnes of seized plastic bags for recycling has not seen much progress, as the first bid to auction the plastic received only one tender. The seized plastic bags have now been kept at the civic body’s godowns. read more
Sep 20, 2018 06:09
BMC claims success, but citizens say plastic making comeback. read more
Sep 02, 2018 07:20
The ban on the thin carry-bags was announced in August, 2017 by the National Green Tribunal, which ordered government and civic agencies to ensure strict implementation. read more
Aug 26, 2018 04:14
Maintaining that no casualty has been reported in the incident, senior fire officials said that prima facie, it appears that a short circuit has sparked the blaze. read more
Aug 18, 2018 14:58
Move over, retail kites! Delhiites are choosing to DIY kites this Independence Day. read more
Aug 02, 2018 22:06
In Dehradun, 69 kg polythene was seized on Wednesday. Eight teams raided 453 shops on the first day and 160 of them were found to have polythene bags. read more
Jul 24, 2018 13:16
Cutting down trees to increase the production of paper products combined with the increased energy used to make them has an equally detrimental effect on the environment read more