March 17, 2021 8:52 am
Covid halted, and even reversed, much of our progress against plastic pollution. What are the steps we can take now?
July 04, 2020 9:11 am
If each of the 7.8 billion people around the world had to be inoculated, this would amount to an additional plastic consumption of 400 tonnes. Are we going to wait till the end of the pandemic to effectively dispose of plastic waste, or is the time now?
February 03, 2020 10:46 am
The district administration has also erected check posts on all roads leading to Medaram, where plastic is collected from pilgrims and they are given cloth or jute bags instead.
October 10, 2019 4:10 pm
"The reason why plastic pollution has got so much attention is that science has shown the scale of the problem. Every single place that any marine scientist has ever looked, they have found plastic everywhere," she said.
October 07, 2019 2:08 pm
Dr Samrat Ghosh, an assistant professor in the Chemical department at the Indian Institute of Scientific Education and Research (IISER), tells The Indian Express about how important the ban was and how people must adapt to the replacement of plastic.
September 18, 2019 3:23 am
The latest directions of FSSAI also specify that these glass bottles should not be kept for sale outside the hotel premises.
September 08, 2019 5:25 pm
To fight single-use plastic pollution, and go the eco-friendly way, popular brands are opting for measures that align innovation with sustainability.
August 16, 2019 11:31 pm
Scientists say tiny bits of plastic are being sucked into the atmosphere and carried long distances to some of the remotest corners of the planet.
August 16, 2019 12:50 am
Prakash Javadekar made this announcement at Sau Paulo in Brazil after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech on Thursday urged people to shun single-use plastic and encouraged the use of jute and cloth bags to protect the environment.
July 03, 2019 5:00 pm
Instead of using plastic bottles, you can use stainless steel bottles and mugs at home and even while travelling. Plastic may leach chemicals into the water and aluminium bottles are lined with epoxy resin, which might also leach into the water.