Every year more than 800 tons of plastic waste is collected on the day after Diwali.
26 Oct 2019 11:56 AM
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
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
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
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
MPs have also been advised to use environment friendly biodegradable bags and other material.
20 Aug 2019 8:29 PM
This comes after plastic was banned by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in 2016.
04 Aug 2019 4:20 PM
According to Ocean Conservancy, 60 per cent of the debris comes from China and the four ASEAN nations.
22 Jun 2019 10:08 AM
The US in 2018 shipped about 68,000 containers with plastic waste to some developing countries.
19 Jun 2019 12:54 PM
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
Besides being a pollution menace, plastic heats up the planet twice as much as aviation industry.
24 May 2019 9:01 AM
Respect the soil in your garden: Don't add plastic to it.
22 May 2019 9:37 AM
‘The 100 Plastic Rivers’ project is engaging with scientists in more than 60 locations worldwide.
10 Apr 2019 2:57 PM
Combining natural rubber with bio-plastic in a novel way results in a much stronger replacement for plastic.
10 Apr 2019 2:56 PM
The team had been looking for novel engineering applications to help reduce the global scourge of plastic waste.
30 Nov 2018 12:16 PM
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
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
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
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 new route was enabled by a class of powerful new catalysts they have designed and synthesised.
25 Jun 2018 11:27 AM