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California [US], September 22 (ANI): Plastics, which are already pervasive in today's society, pose an increasing hazard to both human and environmental health. Evidence of plastic pollution can be found all over the world, from supermarket bags in the deep sea to tiny plastic particles in o
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): National Cadet Corps (NCC) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Thursday to tackle the issue of plastic pollution and achieve the goa
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Boyertown (Pennsylvania) [US], September 15 (ANI/PRNewswire): ClimeCo, a leader in the management and development of environmental commodities, has partnered with Enaleia to remove plastic pollution from vital fishing areas. Enaleia is a non-profit that engages coastal communities to collect
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Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): Some naturally-occurring lake bacteria grow faster and more efficiently on the remains of plastic bags than on natural matter like leaves and twigs. The bacteria break down the carbon compounds in plastic to use as food for their growth. The scientists said th
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New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): With the ban on select single-use plastic items from this month, India has set a global example in the fight against plastic pollution.
New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Indian stocks in the paper and paper products manufacturing business have outperformed the overall broader market indices in 2022 in line with the country's move to phase out several single-use plastics to reduce plastic pollution.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 4 (ANI/PRNewswire): In a resolute effort to curb plastic pollution, India has imposed a ban on single-use plastic products from July 1, 2022, a move that synchronizes with Plastic Free July, an influential global campaign empowering people to cut down on pl
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Delhi's famous Lajpat Nagar market welcomed the ban on single-use plastic that came into effect on Friday across the country.
Puri (Odisha) [India], July 1 (ANI): Soon after the Central government banned the single-use plastic, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday appealed to people to avoid using it during the Jagannath Rath Yatra urging the citizens to turn the move into a "mass movement".
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): In yet another significant step to reduce the menace of plastic pollution, the Centre has issued guidelines to states asking them to ban the use of select single-use plastics effective from July 1, 2022.
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The ban on select single-use plastics by the Centre in order to reduce plastic wastage comes into effect from today.
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Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): According to a new study, plastic pollution may serve as a source for novel antibiotics in oceans.