plastic pollution

River Ganga could be responsible for polluting the Bay of Bengal: Report

River Ganga could be responsible for polluting the Bay of Bengal: Report

According to new research by an international team of scientists, the holy river could be responsible for up to 3 billion microplastic pa...Read More

Angels of Mumbai: How two teachers in Andheri are packing a punch against plastic pollution

Angels of Mumbai: How two teachers in Andheri are packing a punch against plastic pollution

Mumbai: Dressed in colourful ridas, two teachers — Farida Bhopalwala (39) and Arwa Colombowala (39) — go door to door every weekend into ...Read More

Indore: Fighting ghost of plastic through Halloween

Indore: Fighting ghost of plastic through Halloween

Students dressed as plastic demons and gobblers in red and black colours. Some plastic witches played a small skit on the need of taking ...Read More

Other than India these 10 countries have also banned single-use plastic

Other than India these 10 countries have also banned single-use plastic

Emphasizing the grave threat to the environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his Independence Day 2019 speech at Red Fort, urged...Read More

G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

The Group of 20 major economies said they agreed a deal to reduce plastic waste that is choking the seas at a meeting in Japan on Sunday.

Malaysia returns plastic waste to foreign nations

Malaysia returns plastic waste to foreign nations

Port Klang:  Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK,...Read More

414 million plastic pieces found on Indian islands

414 million plastic pieces found on Indian islands

Melbourne: An estimated 414 million pieces of plastic — including nearly one million shoes and 370,000 toothbrushes — have been found was...Read More

Bacteria that help us breathe are in danger!

Bacteria that help us breathe are in danger!

Melbourne: Chemicals leaching from plastic pollution may be harming ocean bacteria which produce ten per cent of the oxygen that we breat...Read More

Wildlife conservation to plastic pollution, highs and lows of environmental issues in 2018

Wildlife conservation to plastic pollution, highs and lows of environmental issues in 2018

Most environmental experts and activists have written off the present generation of human occupiers of the planet earth. Sea levels are r...Read More

Mumbai Plastic Ban: AIPMA urges government to treat owners, workers as policy-affected people

Mumbai Plastic Ban: AIPMA urges government to treat owners, workers as policy-affected people

MUMBAI: The Government and the Plastic Industry will work together  to address various issues such as Plastic Ban in various States, Wast...Read More

Mumbai Plastic Ban: City free of plastic, but suburbs free to use it?

Mumbai Plastic Ban: City free of plastic, but suburbs free to use it?

Mumbai: While citizens of the island city shudder at the thought of using plastic outside their homes, people and shopkeepers in Mumbai’s...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: Officials still unsure what packaging comes under plastic ban

Mumbai plastic ban: Officials still unsure what packaging comes under plastic ban

Mumbai: Even as the state government has decided to ban non-recyclable multi-layer packaging used by fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) co...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: Rules relaxed for retailers & wholesalers

Mumbai plastic ban: Rules relaxed for retailers & wholesalers

Mumbai: In yet another amendment to the ongoing plastic ban, retailers and wholesalers are now allowed to sell foodgrains and groceries i...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: BMC now offers help finding green alternatives

Mumbai plastic ban: BMC now offers help finding green alternatives

Mumbai: In a classic case of putting the cart before the horse, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now offering citizens hel...Read More

Plastic ban: Now, clay pots, steel boxes to deliver food

Plastic ban: Now, clay pots, steel boxes to deliver food

Bhayandar: The next time you order food with curry, daal or any other gravy dishes from your favourite eatery, make sure you are ready at...Read More

Plastic Ban: KDMC shows the way to make fuel from plastic

Plastic Ban: KDMC shows the way to make fuel from plastic

Kalyan: After the Maharashtra government implemented the plastic ban on June 23, public has been grappling to find new environment friend...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: DIY from plastic waste collected at home

Mumbai plastic ban: DIY from plastic waste collected at home

Mumbai: If you don’t know what to do with the collected plastic bags or pouches at home, crochet yourself a nice bag or a fruit basket. R...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: Day 2- Retailers, vendors feel the heat

Mumbai plastic ban: Day 2- Retailers, vendors feel the heat

Mumbai: The effect of the near-total ban on single-use plastic in Maharashtra is being felt mostly in retail and unorganised markets, bes...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: After this, next focus will be e-waste management, says P Anbalagan, Member Secretary MPCB

Mumbai plastic ban: After this, next focus will be e-waste management, says P Anbalagan, Member Secretary MPCB

There are still a lot of questions around the plastic ban in  Maharashtra, but the state has gone ahead with it, hoping that the future w...Read More

Mumbai plastic ban: Citizens still confused on banned items, fall back on paper, cloth bags and glass

Mumbai plastic ban: Citizens still confused on banned items, fall back on paper, cloth bags and glass

Mumbai: People seem to be confused about what plastic items they can use and what items have been banned in the state.The Free Press Jour...Read More

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