From 14 August, plastic bags will be banned in Islamabad and violators will be subjected to heavy fines.
Scientists believe that farmers can use this technique to make diesel, to fuel their tractors, on their farms.
The effort aims to remove 50 percent of the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' over five years.
Ban on plastic: Bags and throwaways are an indulgence, but a guiltless dependence on straws will sink the planet
Plastic is an intimate friend of ours, one with whom we interact every few hours. You, me, the kids, everybody is involved in this. Look around you in your house, and you will realise the extent to which plastic rules our lives.
Goa to ban plastic bags from May 2018; state to be free of garbage by December, says Manohar Parrikar
Goa government has decided to ban plastic bags in the coastal state from May next year, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.
The bodies belonged to those onboard the ill-fated Mi-17 helicopter, which crashed in the Tawang region of Arunachal Pradesh and killed all seven personnel.
People buying or selling plastic bags in Goa will have to pay a hefty fine of upto Rs 5,000 in Goa.
The respite from the heat is a welcome, but you also dread getting caught up in the unceremonious situation with the heavy downpour, inundated roads and choc-a-block traffic.
The Union Budget 2015 has been presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and as always something are going to get more expensive post the budget.
There is no proposal to ban manufacture and use of plastic bags, the Rajya Sabha was informed.
In a breakthrough, Indian researchers have developed an innovative method to re-use discarded plastic bags by transforming them into fuel to power car engines.
Most shoppers collect plastic bags – and hoard it till kingdom come even if it's of no earthly use to them for years. The assumption is that "some day it will come into use".