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November 08, 2019 4:17 pm
In early 2017, when the Vazhakkad panchayat, a rural outpost where Moosad worked as a senior clerk, picked up a campaign to build a plastic-free village, he endeared himself to the cause.
September 22, 2019 11:47 am
In 5 minutes, around the time it takes to read this piece, around 5 million plastic bottles will be bought around the world, many of those in India. With PM Modi calling for an end to single-use plastic, The Indian Express examines the scale of the problem. But first off, what is single-use plastic?
September 20, 2019 1:59 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, urged the people to shun “single-use plastics” from October 2. It is likely that the Union government might implement a ban on single-use plastic items.
August 29, 2019 6:51 pm
The PM invoked Gandhi in his appeals, and it has been speculated that a specific ban may be announced on October 2, the Mahatma's 150th birthday.
June 13, 2019 6:52 am
According to records, Delhi produces 2,51,674 tonnes of plastic each year — 50% of which is single-use. That's roughly 63,000 elephants worth of plastic.
May 29, 2019 11:27 am
Chandigarh is among 25 states/UTs that failed to submit the action plan and may have to pay environmental compensation of Rs 1 crore.
June 27, 2018 5:31 pm
Makafui Awuku understands how plastic has become one of the biggest resource of waste in Ghana and through his efforts, has helped open avenues for employment. Take a look at the video here.
June 23, 2018 7:21 am
Granting interim relief to the manufactures of plastic items, the court asked them to make a representation before the state government within a week.
June 10, 2018 10:49 am
A statement issued by the union territory administration said that seven challans amounting to Rs 5000 each and six of Rs 500 each were issued. On June 5, World Environment Day was observed in the city.
September 09, 2019 7:24 am
The call for a mass movement came days after PM Modi’s Independence Day’s address in which he had urged people to shun ‘single-use’ plastic to protect the environment.