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WWF states France as the biggest producer of plastic waste in the Mediterranean

France, biggest producer of plastic waste in the Mediterranean, according to WWF.

09 Jun 2019 2:19 PM

FMCG steps up on World Oceans Day

On World Oceans Day, Nestlé India conducts cleanliness drive across locations in India.

08 Jun 2019 6:28 PM

We accept plastic waste as fee: Assam school's unique initiative is need of the hour

The Assamese couple has given new meaning to plastic waste and has redefined the educational parameters.

05 Jun 2019 4:00 PM

World Environment Day: Indian school demand plastic waste as ‘fees’

Northeast Indian school undertake novel approach to address the scourge of plastic waste.

05 Jun 2019 9:33 AM

‘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


Generic recycling message not that effective

People recycle more if they know what recyclable waste becomes: Study.

19 May 2019 1:36 PM

Global framework to manage plastic pollution

UN states that nearly all of the world's countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the US being a notable exception.

11 May 2019 11:19 AM

Turning plastic trash into design treasures

Here's how top designers from across the globe created their masterpieces out of repurposed plastic at the 2019 Milan Furniture Fair.

25 Apr 2019 3:50 PM

Satellite testing and drone mapping for marine plastics

Greek researchers enlist EU satellite against Aegean Sea litter.

22 Apr 2019 4:36 PM

Plastic ‘surgery’

She gives society a lesson in plastic upcycling by painting on discarded plastic bottles and selling them.

15 Apr 2019 12:12 AM


Plastic hell is near

Should India impose a complete ban on plastic?

03 Apr 2019 1:40 AM

Plastic posing threat to marine life

WWF sounds alarm after 48 lbs of plastic found in dead whale.

02 Apr 2019 10:00 AM

Let Mother Earth Win

Gifting a terracotta pot often serves as a decor item for your living space.

02 Mar 2019 3:45 AM

Plastic contamination in deepest ocean trenches

Cases of plastic ingestion have been reported among the deepest ocean animals.

27 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

Chilean island sets an environmental precedent

Robinson Crusoe Island sets an example for the world by conserving its unique wildlife and ecosystem.

26 Feb 2019 3:53 PM


Squid may help curb micro-plastic pollution

Squid may provide an eco-friendly alternative to plastics.

22 Feb 2019 1:16 PM

Microplastics in freshwater insects raise global fears about plastic pollution

While eight to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters oceans each year, four million tonnes of it passes along rivers.

28 Sep 2018 5:24 PM

Centre asks citizens to share stories on 'positive role' of plastic

A city-based NGO, Delhi Greens, has written to the ministry to remove these competitions immediately.

10 Aug 2018 6:24 AM

Joys of recycling

Through project Kalivandi, Sini is collecting waste from Kerala’s schools and turning it into toys.

07 Aug 2018 12:31 AM

Fuelling change

Three city-based NGOs get together to overhaul the plastic disposal system in Mumbai.

08 Jul 2018 12:16 AM