Companies were to develop this plan by involving the State urban development departments, either individually or collectively.
As many as 1.66 pieces of plastic litter are present in every square meter of sand along the coast of Kerala, according to a study carried out by city-based NGO Thanal.
The river expedition is in partnership with The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), the University of Dhaka and WildTeam. Excerpts from the interview.
Representatives of fans associations of six IPL franchises will hold a round table conference in Hyderabad, leading to the signing of 'Hyderabad Declaration' on plastic waste management.
Material Recovery facilitys act as a temporary storage and segregation area before transporting the materials for recycling.
Philippines has been tagged as one of the world's biggest ocean polluters due to its reliance on single-use plastic.
It contains eye-popping figures: every day, almost 57 million shopping bags are used throughout the Philippines, adding up to more than 20 billion a year.
A few people complained of irritating eyes and heavy chest. Residents stayed indoors after closing doors and windows.
The plastic waste collection and recycling unit was set up in December last by Hyderabad-based E Sree Foundation with the financial support of United National Development Programme and Coca Cola.
To transport plastic waste to cement companies, five municipalities are spending more than Rs 30 lakhs each month.
Moreover, emissions from MSW will be low when compared to coal as it will burn completely in the energy plants and will have less impact on the environment.
Till now, the Corporation conducted drives for non-biodegradable waste including plastic and e-waste on a monthly basis.
They were appointed by the Village Forest Committee of Yana village to collect waste in a stretch of 2.5 km near Yana Caves.