AFP | , Negombo, Sri Lanka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 05:54 AM IST
- Sri Lanka's Marine Protection Authority (MEPA) said the microplastic pollution could cause years of ecological damage to the Indian Ocean island.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The NGT said that state level authorities also need to take necessary effective steps for enforcement, including coercive measures.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Namrata Devikar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 05:44 PM IST
The audit was a part of a global initiative by Break Free From Plastic to identify producers of plastic waste
Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 12:44 AM IST
A year on, Dharamshala MC collects 20 tonnes of single-use non-recyclable plastic waste under scheme of which 13 tonnes have been used by Solan cement plant as fuel
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:31 AM IST
The “Why Waste” campaign, launched on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti by non-profit organisation United Way Delhi and its corporate partners, aims at reducing and reusing plastic and upcycling the non-biodegradable plastic waste generated at home and communities.
New Delhi [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 02:30 PM IST
Instead of disposing plastic pens when they are no longer useful for consumers, Environment Ministry suggests different models for re-using them
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 04:54 PM IST
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
Hindustan Times, Noida | By Vinod Rajput
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 12:53 PM IST
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.
Thane | By Ankita G Menon, Thane
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 01:33 AM IST
All those who provided more than 2kg of plastic received gifts — stones with awareness messages painted on them by youngsters.
Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 05:00 PM IST
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.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 01:15 PM IST
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.
Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 02:02 PM IST
The first house they built in Hyderabad’s Uppal was of about 800 square feet.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 06:30 AM IST
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.
By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2019 02:51 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Prerna Gauba Sibbal
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:42 AM IST
Many restaurants and hotels in the city are replacing plastic straws with more sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives.
New Delhi | By Pushpa Girimaji
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 04:01 AM IST
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 country.
Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 04:11 PM IST
33-year-old Pradeep Sangwan is healing the Himalayas one trek at a time through cleanliness drives.
Jakarta (Indonesia) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 10:19 AM IST
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 Santoso said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2018 03:13 AM IST
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 months.
Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 02:35 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 12:15 PM IST
The PWD will use the non-biodegradable material for repairs too.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 09:27 AM IST
MCG issues notice to plastic bottle manufacturer to clear the seven-foot high stack of waste on a complaint by state pollution control board.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 12:14 PM IST
On World Environment Day 2018, experts say it is the responsibility of companies to take back plastics and multilayered packaging that they introduce. Incentives can be provided for this
Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 10:11 AM IST
The guts of more than a third of all edible prawns, shrimp and crabs found in the waters off Maharashtra and Gujarat’s coasts and studied by marine scientists, are choked with plastic.