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Meghalaya Government Launches Project ‘Beat Plastic Pollution with Sla & Pla

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 30, 2019

The Meghalaya government on Monday launched a project to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution with Sla & Pla’ at Laitumkhrah Parking Lot Shillong. This initiative is basically launched to reduce the use of plastic and use environment-friendly bags and materials. This project is a...

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Coca-Cola yet again top global plastic polluter

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

The Coca-Cola Co has emerged as the No.1 global plastic polluter for the second consecutive year, according to a report on the top 10 plastic polluting companies in the world. The beverages brand was followed by Nestlé SA and PepsiCo In. Break Free From Plastic, a global...

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Activists in Tripura raise alarm over rising plastic pollution in villages

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

Ahead of the World Environment Day on June 6, several social organizations in Tripura participated in the ‘Himalayan cleanup’ initiative in a bid to discourage the use of plastics. The...

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Environment Ministry plugs loophole that allowed plastic waste import

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The government has plugged a loophole that allowed the import of plastic waste into India for processing. ...

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Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' to be plastic-free

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2018

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has said the stretch showcasing Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' from December 1-10 will be a "plastic-free zone".


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Ultralight ‘supermaterial’ made using plastic bottle waste

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to convert plastic bottle waste into flexible and durable aerogels that could be used for heat and sound insulation in buildings, oil spill cleaning, and as a...

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Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 21, 2018

Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations....

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High Court directs Bihar to ban plastic bags

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The Patna High Court on Monday directed the Bihar government to impose a ban on the usage of plastic bags.


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Japan offers to help India with waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018

At a time when Maharashtra has banned use...

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Coca Cola, Infosys and others pledge to beat plastic pollution in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 4, 2018

Several companies like Coca-Cola, Infosys and Hilton among others have pledged on Saturday to address the growing problem of plastic pollution. 


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