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Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis
India

Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis

A study by an international NGO has revealed that packaging of branded edible items is responsible for generating a huge chunk of non-recyclable plastic waste in the country.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution on World Environment Day
India

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to curb plastic pollution on World Environment Day

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged people to curb plastic pollution on the occasion of World Environment Day.

Odisha forest department buying plastic bottles from residents and businesses to discourage use of plastic
India

Odisha forest department buying plastic bottles from residents and businesses to discourage use of plastic

In a novel way to dissuade people from using plastic, Koraput forest division in Odisha is buying plastic bottles from people as part of its campaign coinciding with the World Environment Day on Tuesday.

World Environment Day 2018: Management and segregation is way forward, not ban on plastic
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World Environment Day 2018: Management and segregation is way forward, not ban on plastic

As long as the cost of plastic remains negligible and the cost of segregating and managing it is burdensome, no plastic ban will have any bite

On 2018 World Environment Day, India plays host for celebrations to shun plastic: Narendra Modi to chair event in New Delhi
India

On 2018 World Environment Day, India plays host for celebrations to shun plastic: Narendra Modi to chair event in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to chair a plenary session in New Delhi which will culminate the five-day celebrations for World Environment Day.

World Environment Day: Plastic water pouches banned in Gujarat's Rajkot from 5 June
India

World Environment Day: Plastic water pouches banned in Gujarat's Rajkot from 5 June

Plastic water pouches will be banned on public roads, gardens and government offices from Tuesday, coinciding with the World Environment Day. The theme for this year's World Environment Day is "Beat Plastic Pollution".

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat seeks public support for a polythene-free state ahead of World Environment Day
India

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat seeks public support for a polythene-free state ahead of World Environment Day

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday sought the support of people of the state for building a polythene-free Uttarakhand.

Ahead of World Environment Day, Centre pledges to 'Beat Plastic Pollution' around Taj Mahal
India

Ahead of World Environment Day, Centre pledges to 'Beat Plastic Pollution' around Taj Mahal

The Indian government on Sunday pledged to end disposable, or single use plastic around the Taj Mahal and make upto 500 metres around the historic monument plastic-free under the Taj Declaration on beating plastic pollution.