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COVID-19 pandemic generated 8 million tonnes of plastic waste: Study

Research found a portion of this ocean plastic debris is expected to make its way onto either beaches or the seabed within 3-4 years

10 Nov 2021 12:15 PM

UK gears up for eco-friendly Christmas

I'm dreaming of a green Christmas: UK firm urges clampdown on waste.

23 Nov 2019 10:20 AM

Watch: Modi goes plogging in TN to spread message of cleanliness

Earlier on Saturday, the Prime Minister also released several pictures of him on a morning walk at the beach.

12 Oct 2019 10:40 AM

Here's how you can enjoy free food in exchange for plastic waste in Chhattisgarh

The tagline of the cafe says, 'More the waste better the taste'.

10 Oct 2019 12:41 PM

Alarm over pollution of oceans

That the seas are no more safe from plastic invasion is common knowledge.

03 Oct 2019 2:25 AM

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Quit plastic, drink water from cupped hands, use ‘datun’ to brush: Meenakshi Lekhi

Lekhi said India wasted a lot of energy and resources by copying things which were not indigenous.

06 Sep 2019 3:29 PM

Beloved baby dugong ‘Mariam’ dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach

Mariam died just after midnight after going into shock and efforts to resuscitate her failed.

17 Aug 2019 1:03 PM

Hyderabad couple uses recycled plastic waste for constructing houses

The first house Lingam built in Hyderabad's Uppal was of about 800 square feet. It was constructed using 7 tonnes of plastic.

17 Aug 2019 10:09 AM

Coffee chain plans to eliminate use of straws by 2020

Starbucks introduces a new lid which doesn’t require straws and uses less plastic.

08 Aug 2019 3:37 PM

San Francisco international airport to ban plastic water bottles

The ban is a part of broader SFO airport initiative to reduce plastic waste, according to media reports.

06 Aug 2019 11:31 AM

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Australia finds innovative way to stop plastic waste from entering oceans

Australian authorities found an innovative filtration system to keep the plastic away from the oceans.

25 Jul 2019 3:40 PM

Soon, a Chhattisgarh cafe will provide food in exchange for plastic waste

Locals are of the view that the city would become cleaner after the initiative is in place.

24 Jul 2019 1:31 PM

Ooty to ban single-use plastics from August 15

To curb the huge amount of plastic waste generated by tourists, the district administration has planned to ban the entry of these plastics.

25 Jun 2019 6:33 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

Lucknow makes its first road from plastic waste

In an environment-friendly initiative, Lucknow constructs first plastic waste road.

18 Jun 2019 12:31 PM

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Beyond the litter, lies the glitter

An initiative by musicians from over 50 countries called Planet Symphony will be released online on World Environment Day.

14 Jun 2019 12:43 AM

Plastic menace plagues the Indian Ocean islands

Millions of plastic pieces, mainly single use plastics, found on remote island group in Indian Ocean.

18 May 2019 2:35 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

Tackling the plastic menace

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products.

08 Feb 2019 6:24 PM

'Single-use' is Collins' 2018 word of the year

Word, which means made to be used only once, came into being as more people are getting aware of the damage caused by plastic waste.

08 Nov 2018 9:04 AM

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