Plastic

World record from waste: In Tamil Nadu, 20,000 Ranipet residents collect 186 mt of plastic

This surpassed the records of Switzerland's 128 metric tonnes of plastic waste collection in the same amount of time.

published on : 28th May 2022

Weekly fair to ban use of plastics in Delhi: Minister Gopal Rai

Rai during a press briefing said that the government will also “incentivise” units engaged in the production of  alternatives to SUP items under the newly-launched ‘Start-up Policy’ in the city.

published on : 26th May 2022

Total ban on plastics in Vizag from June 5

People will be given time till June 5 to find alternatives to plastics. Use of single use and non-biodegradable plastic in the city will attract fines from June 5. 

published on : 26th May 2022

Clean-up drive launched in Anamalai Tiger Reserve to remove plastic waste

The forest department on Tuesday launched a clean-up drive to remove plastic waste littered inside the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR).

published on : 25th May 2022

Plastic ban on cards at Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Hours after the video of the incident was posted on social media, Sahu instructed district forest officers (DFOs) of all the tiger reserves to intensify vehicular checks.

published on : 24th May 2022

Consult us too ahead of inspection drive to seize plastics, say worried Tiruchy city vendors

Senior officials pointed out that the situation would change once the Corporation holds more inspections to seize banned plastic products.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Drive to curb use of plastics in Tiruchy shops from June 1

A section of the traders believe that strict implementation of the plastics ban combined with the planned inspection drive will curb the use of plastic bags.

published on : 20th May 2022

Actress' death post plastic surgery: Complications very rare; first 24-hours critical, say experts

Chethana Raj (21), who is said to have had a promising career, had made a mark in daily soap operas such as 'Doresani' and 'Geetha.'

published on : 17th May 2022

Delhi: Can’t help butt recycle, Code Effort deals with toxic cigarette waste

Naman Gupta (27) from Noida, Uttar Pradesh, recalls that, during his childhood and adolescent years, it was common to see people smoking a cigarette.

published on : 16th May 2022

Delhi plastic ​factory mishap: Blaze at Narela 'medium category' fire, says official

After getting the information, a total of 25 fire tenders reached the spot including one Sky Lift firefighter to douse the blaze.

published on : 15th May 2022

Delhi Secretariat to ban single-use plastic items from June 1 

All manufacturers, retailers, general public, and shopkeepers in Delhi have already been asked not to keep any stock of single-use plastics by June 30, 2022.

published on : 14th May 2022

AP temples to be plastic-free from July

Plastic carry bags, sale of bottled drinking water near temples banned; it will be implemented during festivals also  

published on : 10th May 2022

Cut down usage of plastic in forests, Bommai directs officials

Bommai, who held a review meeting with forest officials, directed them to send the action plan to all district administrations, to be implemented within a time frame.

published on : 7th May 2022

Victoria Hospital donates skin for acid attack victim

Families of 139 deceased people donate skin of kin to the bank, ever since it began 6 yrs ago; Skin can be harvested within six hrs after death .

published on : 2nd May 2022

Plastic Perfection     

Recovery time at home and the ability to hide evidence of cosmetic procedures give a boost to the plastic surgery industry during the pandemic

published on : 1st May 2022
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