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Activists in Tripura raise alarm over rising plastic pollution in villages

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

Ahead of the World Environment Day on June 6, several social organizations in Tripura participated in the ‘Himalayan cleanup’ initiative in a bid to discourage the use of plastics. The...

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Environment Ministry plugs loophole that allowed plastic waste import

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The government has plugged a loophole that allowed the import of plastic waste into India for processing. ...

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Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' to be plastic-free

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2018

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has said the stretch showcasing Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' from December 1-10 will be a "plastic-free zone".


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Ultralight ‘supermaterial’ made using plastic bottle waste

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to convert plastic bottle waste into flexible and durable aerogels that could be used for heat and sound insulation in buildings, oil spill cleaning, and as a...

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Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 21, 2018

Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations....

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High Court directs Bihar to ban plastic bags

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.


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Japan offers to help India with waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018

At a time when Maharashtra has banned use...

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Coca Cola, Infosys and others pledge to beat plastic pollution in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 4, 2018

Several companies like Coca-Cola, Infosys and Hilton among others have pledged on Saturday to address the growing problem of plastic pollution. 


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Drive against plastic pollution to gain momentum from India - the global host of World Environment Day 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

India will be the global host of of this year’s World Environment Day on June 5. ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ will be the theme of this year’s event which would...

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