Plastic menace

This waste exchange shop collected 800 kg plastics in two months

As part of its initiative to make the city plastic-free, Chirala Municipality has managed to collect around 800 kg plastic as part of its novel plastic waste exchange initiative since October 2.  

published on : 28th November 2019

Consumers more environment conscious while purchasing: Tetra Pak study

Nearly 60 per cent of consumers globally now believe that their health and well-being are strongly affected by environmental problems,” the Tetra Pak research report said.

published on : 27th November 2019

This company make biodegradable bags from corn to fight environment degradation

Packman serves top organisations like Amazon, Samsung, Ferns N Petals, Sabyasachi, MTV Roadies, Country Delight and more

published on : 18th November 2019

This TN college is promoting ink pen among students to fight plastic menace

While aiming to reduce the College's plastic waste output, ended up throwing another welcome surprise: better handwriting among the students, a fact vouched by teachers.

published on : 3rd November 2019

In this Telangana district, exchange one kg plastic waste to get one kg rice

As part of the Mulugu district collector’s bid to enforce ban on single-use plastic materials, the officials have set up plastic waste collection centres at all villages

published on : 16th October 2019

Rajasthan High Court bans single-use plastic in its premises

The Full Court of Calcutta High Court had also banned single-use plastic in its premises by way of a resolution.

published on : 29th September 2019

Vijaywada's prisoners to help city fight plastic menace

She further said, necessary technical support would be provided to the prisoners in marketing the bags through self help groups (SHGs) at fairs and MEPMA bazaars.

published on : 8th September 2019

Explainer: What is single-use plastic and why does PM Modi want it banned in India?

So what is the big deal with single-use plastic products? Is it really that problematic? More importantly, is it going to affect our day-to-day life if the ban becomes a reality? Here is a quick guide

published on : 30th August 2019