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This Diwali, let’s spread love and happiness and not plastic

Every year more than 800 tons of plastic waste is collected on the day after Diwali.

26 Oct 2019 11:56 AM

Combination of wood fibre, spider silk could pose as rival to plastic

They created a truly new bio-based material by gluing together wood cellulose fibres and the silk protein found in spider web threads.

30 Sep 2019 7:47 PM

Forest officer creates garden using plastic bottles, rubber tyres in Bengal

The garden has become a go-to spot in the area and attracts a crowd who pay a visit to appreciate the greenery and Mohanta's work.

15 Sep 2019 10:56 AM

Odisha artist gives out message to 'save environment', creates sand Ganesha with 1,000 plastic bottles

Pattnaik said he decided the theme after being inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign to shun single-use plastic.

02 Sep 2019 2:06 PM

Amit Shah urges women to shun plastic bags in order to save environment

Shah said the Centre was also mulling to take strong steps to stop the production of single-use plastic in a bid to save the environment.

29 Aug 2019 8:10 PM

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Use of Plastic Items in Parliament Banned With Immediate Effect, Says Lok Sabha Secretariat

MPs have also been advised to use environment friendly biodegradable bags and other material.

20 Aug 2019 8:29 PM

Bengaluru Mayor fined Rs 500 for wrapping K'taka CM's gift in plastic

This comes after plastic was banned by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in 2016.

04 Aug 2019 4:20 PM

The ‘top-5’ countries throwing plastic waste in the Oceans

According to Ocean Conservancy, 60 per cent of the debris comes from China and the four ASEAN nations.

22 Jun 2019 10:08 AM

How is unrecycled plastic affecting environment?

The US in 2018 shipped about 68,000 containers with plastic waste to some developing countries.

19 Jun 2019 12:54 PM

'We owe it to our planet,' says Canadian PM; to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Canada's decision comes following the establishment of an Ocean Plastics Charter announced by Trudeau at the G7 conference last year.

11 Jun 2019 9:56 AM

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‘Plastic Kingdom’: The 5th highest greenhouse gas emitter in the world

Besides being a pollution menace, plastic heats up the planet twice as much as aviation industry.

24 May 2019 9:01 AM

Say no to plastic in your garden

Respect the soil in your garden: Don't add plastic to it.

22 May 2019 9:37 AM

Researchers try to track the sources of plastic pollution

‘The 100 Plastic Rivers’ project is engaging with scientists in more than 60 locations worldwide.

10 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

Scientists find a way that may yield earth-friendly plastics

Combining natural rubber with bio-plastic in a novel way results in a much stronger replacement for plastic.

10 Apr 2019 2:56 PM

New ultralight material offers many uses for plastic waste, researchers say

The team had been looking for novel engineering applications to help reduce the global scourge of plastic waste.

30 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

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Juhi Chawla destined to fight plastic

Pursuing the cause in full effect, Juhi believes it to be her destiny to make the world plastic-free.

05 Nov 2018 4:27 AM

Bangalore youth to take plastic back for recycling

The initiative which was announced on the social media has got huge responses from different people all over the world, the youth, V.K. Roshan, said.

24 Aug 2018 2:05 AM

Plastics blamed for rise in penis malformation

Study claims boys are more likely to be born with the disorder if they were exposed to chemicals in womb.

31 Jul 2018 1:56 PM

Maharashtra plastic ban: Restaurant delivers food in steel lunch boxes

As part of the initiative taken by the restaurant, the customers are asked to return boxes after the delivery.

26 Jun 2018 4:47 PM

This plastic alternative could solve pollution problem

This new route was enabled by a class of powerful new catalysts they have designed and synthesised.

25 Jun 2018 11:27 AM

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