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Gujarat government to incentivise plastic disposal, to give Rs 1/bottle

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 13, 2018

Plastic waste disposed from your home could become the means livelihood for some poor family. The Gujarat government is coming up with a policy to incentivise the systematic disposal of plastic...

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Tamil Nadu government takes certain plastics off ban list

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

 After announcing ban...

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South Mumbai: MP Milind Deora launches drive to collect plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

South Mumbai’s MP Milind Deora, along with MLC Bhai Jagtap, started a plastic waste collection drive ‘#QuitPlasticMovement’ for the A ward on Monday. The MCGM will be visiting different areas on...

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IIT team's solar powered system can convert plastic into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Scientists from IIT Madras have developed a solar powered system to convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel that can substitute diesel used in generators, furnaces and engines. ...

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In Vadodara, Railways offers Rs 5 cashback for dropping plastic bottle in crushing machine

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

In a bid to reduce plastic waste, the Indian Railways has come up with a scheme that rewards people for helping the department recycle plastic bottles at railway stations.


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By 2022, India vows to stop single-use plastics

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

 India on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Tuesday pledged to eliminate all single-use plastics (items like carry bags, straws and water bottles among others) from the country by...

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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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A&E unveils new Anefil Poly Repreve recycled sewing thread

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2018

American & Efird (A&E), a leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, has unveiled Anefil Poly using Repreve...

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UGC directs universities to ban plastic bottles on campus

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities and higher educational institutions to ban the use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles and bags on their campuses...

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Enforce rules to eliminate single-use carry bags: Centre to states

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

Being the global host of this year's World Environment Day (June 5) with 'Beat Plastic Pollution' as its theme, the Centre has written to all states and Union Territories (UTs) to undertake a...

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