The tea cups manufactured by the three producer groups hailing from the Dampada, Salepur, and Kantapada blocks of the Cuttack district have replaced plastic cups at the fair.
Ravi informed the court that it is not possible to shift the machinery and equipment through sea route.
To curb use of plastic during feasts, a utensils depot has been opened at Kurumunda village by sarpanch Saroj Devi which can be used by villagers free of cost, writes Mayank Bhusan Pani.
Activists have urged government bodies and citizen to take a hard look at the items used to felicitate in these events, reassess their choices and shift to sustainable methods.
Witnessed by hundreds of citizens and visitors, the natak delivered a message on waste reduction by championing the ‘3Rs’: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Kavita used to stay on the terrace and her husband used to work for one of the shops.
Improperly disposed plastics have been shown to break into very small pieces and accumulate in water and food supplies, and were found in the blood of most adults in a recent study.
The theme of the drive is the ‘plastic-free picnic challenge’ and it involves creating awareness among people on the use of plastic and its hazards.
Traces of microplastics have been found in breast milk, tap water and the bloodstream of humans.
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Kaleem Ullah informed the matter to City Police Commissioner B Dayananda.
Ignoring signs, visitors continue to leave plastic waste in eco-tourist region and roadsides.
A decision to this effect was taken by the civic body during Durga Puja preparatory meeting chaired by mayor Sulochana Das.
It is found in the digestive tracts of deep-sea marine species as well as in the wombs of pregnant women.
This apart, the civic body will also attempt to make Dussehra litter-free this year.
J Crasta said with Karnataka being the second highest GST payer and GDP growth accelerating, more needs to be exported from here, so we need more ports.
For hundreds of youngsters and women in Puducherry, Satyajit Agarwal is a mentor who taught them the art of transforming plastic waste into useful products.
The food safety authorities are planning to enforce the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging) Regulations 2018 in the state to enhance food security in Kerala.
In order to make the events successful, the NDMC has designated 9 higher-level officers of HoD level as nodal officers to conduct various events in association with RWAs, MTAs, sanitation etc.
NDMC stated that the organizers booking municipal properties will have to submit an undertaking stating that plastic and related items will not be employed as publicity material.