Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 24 (ANI): In the 59th edition of his monthly radio address 'Mann ki Baat' on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined the issue of plastic waste flooding the water bodies and narrated an example of how a large amount of such waste was cleaned by a group of motivat
New Delhi [India], Nov 23 (ANI): Nearly one-third of an estimated 30,000 tonnes of plastic waste generated daily remains uncollected, Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javdekar said on Friday and noted that the collection of this plastic was a key issue to address environmenta
New Delhi [India], Nov 22 : Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan said on Friday that a CSIR lab has developed technology by which plastic waste can be converted into diesel and the process can be scaled up.
New Delhi [India], Nov 22 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday suggested that the members of Parliament should take a pledge to shun single-use plastic in a bid to encourage people for the same.
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Kerala Government, in a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday, decided to ban the manufacturing, sale and storage of single-use plastic products from January 1, 2020.
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New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) was felicitated at an event organized by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India, on November 19 in New Delhi.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): A state-based environmental action and advocacy group has established 'Plastic Banks' in capital city Dehradun in order to effectively deal with the plastic waste that is getting generated at grass root levels.
Mulugu (Telangana) [India], Nov 18 (ANI): In a bid to make Mulugu district free from the use of Single-Use Plastic, District Collector, Mulugu is offering 1 kg of rice in exchange of 1 kg of plastic waste.
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New Delhi (India), Nov 13 (ANI): Actor Bhumi Pednekar seems to be going all lengths to take her pan India campaign, Climate Warrior, to new heights!
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 9 (ANI): In a unique initiative, a man has set up a factory which recycles plastic material and uses the same for the construction of roads at Battal Ballian village in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 9 (ANI): Reliance Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has collected more than 78 tonnes of waste plastic bottles for recycling in a record-setting drive.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Nov 5 (ANI): In a bid to create awareness among the masses about the ill effects of single-use plastic, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday took part in a human chain.