Updated : 1 year ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Preethi Ramadoss, a research scholar from the Department of Crystal Growth Centre of Anna University, has come up with a biodegradable sanitary napkin which does not contain any plastics and can degrade within a month.
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.
Seoul [South Korea], January 28 (ANI): Samsung’s electronics division updated its packaging policy to pay a little more heed towards the environment. The company announced that it will change the product packaging for its phones, tablets, and wearables.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 20 (ANI): In order to cope up with the issue of environmental degradation, more efforts need to be made to raise awareness regarding the amount of plastic content in commonly-used menstrual products, a recent study has suggested.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Puducherry [India], Jan 14 (ANI): Puducherry government has imposed a ban on the sale and use of plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1.
Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Jan 11 (ANI): With the rising menace of plastic pollution in the region, citizens of Nagaland have become cautious about plastic products and the government is working towards a plastic-free state.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 04 (ANI): In an effort to bring India's environmental champions in the fashion industry to the forefront, Reliance Industries Ltd.'s (RIL) R | Elan 'Fashion for Earth' initiative, Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and the United Nations (UN) in India chose eight des
(Manipur) [India], Dec 29 (ANI): Usham Krishna Singh a Manipur based innovator has introduced a new technique of recycling used plastic water bottles into brooms with an aim to fight against severe environmental hazards caused due to pollution.
Lisbon [Portugal], December 29 (ANI): If you observe closely, the amount of single-use plastic on a passenger airline is enough to contribute significantly to global pollution. Portuguese airline Hi Fly decided to bring about a change by introducing single-use plastic free flight.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], Nov 12 (ANI): In an attempt to create awareness of how much waste is generated by plastic products, a 36-year-old resident of Mayurbhanj district is dressing himself using polythene bags and roaming on the streets of the district on his bicycle.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Nov 2 (ANI): Following a month-long deadline of an awareness campaign against the use of polythene and plastic bags, the Odisha government has banned the use of polythene in six major cities of the state.
Brussels [Belgium], Oct 25 (ANI): The European Parliament has voted for a ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cotton buds and also to ensure that most bottles are recycled as a measure to curb pollution of oceans, the CNN reported.