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10 rivers, including Ganga, are source to 95 per cent of plastic in seas

Upto 95 per cent of plastic debris found in the sea is carried by 10 major rivers, including the Ganga, scientists have found.

Rag pickers collecting plastic bottles

Humans turning Earth into ‘plastic planet’: Study

Global production of plastics increased from 2 million metric tonnes in 1950 to over 400 million metric tonnes in 2015, according to the study published in the journal Science Advances, outgrowing most other human-made materials.

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Maharashtra govt to use plastic waste with tar to build roads

“The Centre in its recommendations has stated that using plastic waste along with tar to build roads improves the quality. It also helps reduce soil pollution caused by plastic,” said a PWD official.

Pune: A team that collects your plastic waste

Over a month ago, she learned of a group that facilitates door-to-door collection of plastic once a month from various parts of the city.

Plastic a big challenge, says Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis stressed the need of a roadmap to tackle the plastic menace, the biggest challenge in the rapidly growing urban India.

200 Karnataka villages enter pact to pump fuel out of plastic

The villages have decided to pool in all their plastic waste and feed it to an indigenously developed plant that will convert it into synthetic fuel, an equivalent of diesel.

Plastic waste from Sabarimala devotees kills wild elephant in Kerala forest

The carcass of the jumbo was sighted at Valiyaanavattom under the wildlife area of Periyar west division

No provision for segregation of plastic waste: RTI reply

Sanitation woes: Despite polythene ban,no check on garbage generation and disposal

SC notice to Centre on PIL seeking ban on plastic bags

Petition alleges animals feed on plastic waste,which chokes their stomach.

City gets first road from plastic waste

The Pune Cantonment Board has constructed the city’s first road using plastic waste.

Himachal shows the way,Haryana catches up on ‘plastic’ road

As part of a pilot project,state will construct 2 km road using plastic waste.

Himachal shows the way,Haryana catches up on ‘plastic’ road

The re-use of plastic waste in road construction,which helps in conservation of environment as well as leads to sturdier roads,is catching up in the northern region after a successful initiative by the Himachal Pradesh government.

No efforts yet to set up Haryana plastic waste collection centres

Ministry of Environment and Forests had also put the responsibility of collecting,segregating,transporting and disposing of plastic on the municipal bodies.

Soon,concrete roads in Himachal: PWD minister

HP govt. plans to build cement-concrete roads across the state for “better,reliable and durable hill roads”.

Civic body eyes project to make fuel out of plastic waste

Up against a mountain of plastic waste in its jurisdiction even after a ban on use of plastic bags below 50 microns in thickness,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is planning a pilot project to convert plastic to fuel.