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Uttar Pradesh government bans plastic under 50 micron from today

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2018

For the third time in past three years, Uttar Pradesh government has banned polythene and plastic from Sunday.


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UK corporate giants sign pact to cut plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2018

More than 40 British companies including major retailers and soft drinks companies on Thursday pledged to eliminate unneccessary plastic packaging as part of an anti-pollution push....

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Subject Tags: packaging , plastic

Maharashtra extends deadline to dispose banned plastic items to three months

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2018

TWENTY DAYS after the state government issued a notification banning various single-use plastic items, the Maharashtra Environment department on Wednesday removed the ban on less than 0.5 litre...

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Subject Tags: plastic , waste management

Unilever to pioneer breakthrough food packaging technology together with Ioniqa & Indorama Ventures

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into...

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Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said today, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year....

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Caterpillar guts could help break down plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

Caterpillars that munch through plastic may help us understand how to break the polluting waste substance, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found.


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NGT slams Delhi government over use of plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has slammed the Delhi government over indiscriminate and rampant use of plastic in the national capital despite its prohibition.


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North Western Railways turns innovative, plans energy from plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2017

The authorities of North Western Railways (NWR) have drawn up an innovative plan to generate energy from plastic bottles and cups that are disposed of at the Jaipur junction every day....

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Surat Municipal Corporation constructs road using plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2017

Plastic waste, which forms a significant portion of the total municipal solid waste and happens to be an environmental hazard, is being put to good use in the city. The road department of Surat...

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Corona Roll Out New Partnerships to Keep Oceans Plastic-Free

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

The problem of marine plastics continues to be a top priority across the globe, spurring even more businesses and organizations to dig in their heels and find create new solutions to the growing...

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