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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
news about Plastic waste
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
Jun 11, 2018 08:57
MCG issues notice to plastic bottle manufacturer to clear the seven-foot high stack of waste on a complaint by state pollution control board. read more
Jun 05, 2018 09:02
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 read more
Jun 05, 2018 01:13
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. read more