Fishing activities may also contribute to the microplastic pollution in the estuary, it said.
This guide is designed to assist businesses in meeting their commitments to be single-use-plastic free and thereby contribute positively towards betterment of the city.
The NGT has rapped the Environment Ministry over delay in a report by the committee which was set up to review imports of hazardous waste including tyres, lead and PCBs.
Kerala government allots private firm 2 acres land to set up waste treatment facility at Kadungalloor
An order dated December 29, 2020, issued by the state has allotted the said land to a private firm identified as SeaQueen Environmental Solutions Pvt Ltd for a period of 30 years.
Transforming waste to wealth: DM sets up plastic-shredding unit in insurgency-hit Changlang district
To turn its economy around, DM set up a plastic-shredding unit in insurgency-hit Changlang. They are used for road construction, writes Prasanta Mazumdar
During the hearing, the Commission noticed that the store was not following the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, and found that the store doesn’t have permission to sell plastic bags.
As a step to enforce the ban on single-use plastics in the district strictly, special squads will be formed at the panch-ayat-level to deal with violators.
A tender coconut vendor in Vaitheeswarankoil is leading by example by adopting an eco-friendly alternative. Senthil is lauded by consumers and officials for using straws made of the papaya leaf stalk
Mexico City's environmental secretary urged people to think of always carrying reusable containers like never leaving home without their cell phones.
Mehra said he has set-up vertical gardens in schools, colleges, gurudwaras, churches, police stations, government offices and railway stations.
Hit by pandemic, the industry wants authority set up to check undue profiteering by petrochemicals producers
Disposable plastic gloves, which were introduced in malls and other places to protect customers from the virus, have emerged as an environmental threat during Covid times.
Fifty-three-year-old Annie Varghese is the poster woman for creative sustainability.
Paper cups are usually lined by a thin layer of hydrophobic film which is made of mostly plastic and sometimes co-polymers to hold the liquid in the paper cup.
The world may be divided on climate change, but Vypeen native Ramdas is all about less talk and more action when it comes to preserving the environment.