In an effort to engage public in managing plastic waste, The Beer Cafe will offer discounts to customers who bring their empty pet plastic bottles of 500 ml or more to any outlet to be recycled between June 5 and 12
Currently, no company in Punjab is manufacturing these biodegradable bags which turn into compost after six months if exposed to water or sun or disposed away in garbage.
A new pollution report by the World Health Organisation has ranked 14 of India’s cities in the top 20 most polluted cities across the world. Here’s the list.
Living close to main roads in New Delhi may increase chances of “lung cancer mortality” due to the inhalation of particulate matter that contains trace elements such as chromium and nickel, a new study published in March has found.
In a bid to control chemical pollution, scientists have developed a protein-based mat that can soak up toxins.
While according to NGT orders, parking in the city should be restricted to designated areas, there are only around 250 surface parking lots in the city and even fewer multi-level lots for the estimated 1,400 vehicles that are added to Delhi’s roads every day.
A 2013 survey showed about 3.33 million hectares (8 million acres) of China’s farmland – an area the size of Belgium – was deemed too polluted to grow crops, with estimated clean-up costs amounting to 1 trillion yuan ($159 billion).
Failure to check air pollution, India ranked 177 out of 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index’s latest rankings released on Tuesday in Davos.
It is estimated that more than 80 per cent of the pollution in the ocean is from lands with marine debris, especially plastics, killing thousands of seabirds, mammals and sea turtles every year.
Researchers have found a method to remove nitrates from water, by using a catalysts that can convert them to air and water.
Experts in Beijing say these measures are now being supplemented with strict action against all polluters — big and small, foreign and domestic.
“It was found that the sanitation workers were not using masks even though the EDMC had provided them. We informed them that wearing masks is very important,” top EDMC official said.
The government has moved to wind down production at some steel factories and smelters in a drive to clean up the country’s smog-ridden cities
According to the travel waiver, the change fee and any difference in fare will be waived for new United flights departing on or before November 18, 2017, as long as travel is rescheduled in the originally ticketed cabin (any fare class) and between the same cities as originally ticketed.
Delhi air pollution Live Updates: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said the government is planning to re-launch its odd-even transport scheme.