Updated : 14 hours, 8 min ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 17 (ANI): A Hyderabad-based couple has taken up the initiative of constructing houses and other structures using sheets made of processed plastic waste.
Updated : 2 days, 12 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): With an aim to prevent environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic and also suggested shopkeepers to provide eco-friendly bags to its customers.
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): In a bid to make environment plastic-free and create awareness regarding its disposal, alumni of a school here through a unique initiative have started distributing food free of cost to the people who deposit 500 grams of plastic waste.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Aug 6 (Sputnik/ANI): The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is set to ban the use of plastic bottled water at its terminals.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 24 (ANI): Ambikapur Municipal Corporation (AMC) is all set to make the city plastic-free with a unique initiative.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Chamoli (Uttrakhand) [India], July 4 (ANI): Fighting plastic waste has become a huge challenge for the country but Chamoli Municipality has found a unique way to combat it. The organisation has made a plan to turn the old plastic into recyclable tiles.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Guwahati (Assam) [India], June 20 (ANI): A school in the pristine woods of Pamohi accepts polythene bags and plastic wastes as the only form of fee. The school makes students pledge that they will not burn plastic. Instead, they will hand over any plastic waste to the school.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 16 (ANI): In a first, the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is constructing a road using plastic waste.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Ottawa [Canada], Jun 11 (ANI): In an effort to curb pollution of oceans, the Canadian government on Monday announced that it will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] June 5(ANI/NewsVoir): Today on the 45th World Environment Day, the Indian Beauty & Hygiene Association (IBHA) has reported successful implementation of its plastic waste management project in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], May 12 (ANI): In a bid to curb plastic crisis around the globe, governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between their national borders. The United States, however, is not part of the pact.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 7 (ANI): According to the United Nations, more than 8 million tons of plastic flow into the oceans each year.