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NGT notice to states, UTs for violating plastic waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

A National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued on Thursday notices to all state governments and Union territories on CPCB's application that plastic...

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Industry should make sustainable plastics for infrastructure: Suresh Prabhu

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

 As part of an effort to grow while preserving the fragile environment, industry should try and make sustainable plastics for developing infrastructure, said Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways...

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India recycles 90% of its PET waste, outperforms Japan, Europe and US: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017

There is every possibility that India has the highest recycling rate for polyethylene terephthalate or PET, a kind of plastic used to for manufacturing drinking water bottles and food containers...

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Tamil Nadu: Tirunelveli Corporation gets award for effective plastic waste disposal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2017

Tirunelveli Corporation has received the Centre’s ‘Best Corporation Award’ for implementing Swachh Bharat Mission by separately collecting nondegradable plastic waste on a dedicated day every...

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Unilever commits to 100 per cent recyclable plastic by 2025

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 20, 2017

Unilever, the maker of ubiquitous food, personal care and home brands such as Knorr soups, Dove soap and Domex on Saturday committed to ensuring that 100 per cent of the plastic packaging in its...

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District admin to collect plastic, e-waste from government offices in Thiruvananthpuram

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2017

Massive collection of plastic and e-waste will be initiated in government offices in the district as part of Haritha Keralam mission. Suchitwa Mission will collect plastic and e-waste based on...

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Jharsuguda, in Bhubaneshwar bans polythene bags

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2017

The district administration of Jharsuguda banned use of polythene carry bags below 50 microns from Sunday.


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Regulate use of plastic flags, banners in polls: National Green Tribunal to MoEF

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 27, 2016

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to regulate the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other forms of plastic in flags and banners by...

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Roads made from plastic waste on the way for Pune

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2016

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has found a way to channel plastic waste, by laying a road made of trash. The construction of such a road began on Monday at the 150-metre stretch of Bhagwat...

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