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An Innovative Portable Machine Efficiently Collecting Plastic Bags

A team of students has developed an innovative portable and low-cost machine that efficiently collects discarded plastic bags. According to recent FICCI estimates, India's...

Gurugram Market Set To Stop The Usage Of Polythene By January 2021

In a first of its kind of initiative, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG), is set to declare the Sector-23 market in Gorai a...

Air Pollution Causes Food Delivery Leading to Plastic Waste

When the air quality outside is bad, office workers are more likely to order food than go out for lunch, which in turn increases...

Walk on Rugs And Carpets Made Out Of Plastic Waste

If non-biodegradable plastic waste is a growing menace the world over, some efforts are on to put it to practical use. Every year, over...

Chhattisgarh Launches First ‘Garbage Cafe’ to Feed Poor in Leu of Plastic Waste

The country's first garbage cafe has been launched here in Chhattisgarh. Under this, the Municipal Corporation will provide food to the poor and homeless...

Cambodia Returns 1,600 Tons of Plastic Waste Exported from US, Canada

Cambodian authorities have announced plans to return 1,600 tons of plastic waste exported from the U.S. and Canada, according to a high-ranking official from...

Hundreds of Sharks Tangle in Oceans Plastic Waste

Hundreds of sharks and rays are tangled in plastic waste in oceans across the world, researchers said. According to the study published in the journal...

Greenpeace Asks for Ambitious Measures from G20 Group to Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

Greenpeace on Monday asked the G20 group for more ambitious measures to ease the effects of climate change and to curb marine pollution ahead...

Researchers Find a Way to Turn Daily Plastic Waste into Jet Fuel

Plastic trash may one day help people fly as researchers have found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. “There is...

Japan Adopts Policy Package Aimed at Cutting Plastic Waste Ahead of Osaka G20 Summit

Japan on Friday adopted a series of measures to reduce the production of plastic waste ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka city at...

Every Country Agrees to Reduce Pollution from Plastic Waste Except US

Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United...

Dumping Illegal Plastic Waste in Asia Leads to Killing of Crops and Causes Health Problems

The world's recyclable plastic is being shipped to Asia where it is illegally dumped, buried or burned in the country with the lightest regulations,...

Green Activists to Build a Taj Mahal with Plastic Waste in Agra

Green activists will attempt to construct a Taj Mahal with plastic and polythene waste at the Etmauddaula viewpoint park on the Yamuna river here. At a workshop here by NGO Unfold Foundation to...

Hotel Guests Check Out of Plastic Waste On Thai Island

For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand's resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and clear waters,...

Humans are Covering Earth with Plastic, says a New Study

The research provides with the first global analysis of the creation, utilization, and destiny of all plastics made at any point of time,...

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