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Monday, Jul 06, 2020

Plastic waste

Oct 05, 2019 16:54
What is most troubling is not the plastic challenge in cities because they would still have the first access to information, technology, funds, and expertise to tackle the problem. The real challenge lies in smaller towns and kasbahs read more
Sep 14, 2019 12:51
According to an official, the Noida authority will reuse plastic waste in road construction and try to set up a plant to generate shredded plastic for construction use in near future. read more
Sep 08, 2019 01:03
All those who provided more than 2kg of plastic received gifts — stones with awareness messages painted on them by youngsters. read more
Aug 31, 2019 16:59
A new study published in the journal ‘Nature Communications Chemistry’ has discovered that the structure of ultra-white beetle’s scales could be used in the making of bright-white sustainable paint using recycled plastic waste. read more
Aug 29, 2019 13:10
These will be removed by staff when they run low and sent for recycling -- though in reality many US municipalities currently send much of the plastic marked for recycling to landfills or incinerators. read more
Aug 17, 2019 13:23
The first house they built in Hyderabad’s Uppal was of about 800 square feet. read more
Jul 17, 2019 06:30
Even though Delhi generates around 10,500 metric tonnes of solid waste and 3,900 metric tonnes of construction and demolition waste, there is hardly any information on the quantum of plastic waste generated. read more
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
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
Apr 28, 2019 04:01
Ironically, the root of this practice lies in the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, brought out by the union ministry of environment and Forests, to provide for a regulatory frame work for management of plastic waste generated in the... read more
Mar 06, 2019 16:11
33-year-old Pradeep Sangwan is healing the Himalayas one trek at a time through cleanliness drives. read more
Nov 21, 2018 08:43
Rescuers from Wakatobi National Park found the rotting carcass of the 9.5-meter (31-foot) sperm whale late Monday near the park in Southeast Sulawesi province after hearing that villagers were beginning to butcher the rotting carcass, park chief Heri... read more
Aug 22, 2018 03:13
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) said it has collected 364.8 metric tonne of non-recyclable multi-layered plastic such as tobacco sachets and chips wrappers, which can’t be recycled, as part of a targeted collection drive in the last nine... read more
Aug 16, 2018 14:27
Environmentalists say waste once destined for China is being re-routed to Southeast Asia, and new laws are needed or existing laws better enforced to prevent illegal imports. read more
Jun 22, 2018 12:14
The PWD will use the non-biodegradable material for repairs too. read more