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Krishna Janmashtami 2020: Govindas hit the street, but this time to collect 1,600 kg of plastic waste

Krishna Janmashtami 2020: Govindas hit the street, but this time to collect 1,600 kg of plastic waste

Mumbai celebrates Dahi Handi with much fanfare. However, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Jai Jawan Govinda Pathak (squad) along...Read More

109 tons of plastic waste found at WR stations

109 tons of plastic waste found at WR stations

As part of the nationwide Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, both the Central Railway and Western Railway carried out the campaign at stations coming...Read More

Malaysia seeks origin of about 200 shipping containers contain plastic waste

Malaysia seeks origin of about 200 shipping containers contain plastic waste

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia wants to return almost 200 shipping containers believed to contain plastic waste, officials said Thursday, but fir...Read More

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi calls for mass movement against plastic waste from October 2

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi calls for mass movement against plastic waste from October 2

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year as a da...Read More

Indonesia ships back five containers of waste to US

Indonesia ships back five containers of waste to US

Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the US and will not become a “dumping ground”, officials said on Saturday, the lates...Read More


Bollywood actors clean up 20 tons of plastic waste

Bollywood actors clean up 20 tons of plastic waste

On EID day, Afroz Khan, UN's Champion of the Earth along with MLA Bharti Lavekar, Mumbai Police and Bollywood celebrities Randeep Hooda ...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

Govt makes plastic mandatory for road construction, BMC reluctant

Govt makes plastic mandatory for road construction, BMC reluctant

Plastic waste will be added to a hot mix of asphalt, commonly known as tar and other material. According to experts, plastic roads have b...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

Mumbai plastic ban: The ‘plastic ban squad’ will start imposing fines on people from Monday

Mumbai plastic ban: The ‘plastic ban squad’ will start imposing fines on people from Monday

Mumbai: The first day of plastic alternative exhibition organised by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) saw thousands of people...Read More

Mumbai: New-age corporates pledge to reduce plastic waste

Mumbai: New-age corporates pledge to reduce plastic waste

Mumbai: With India being the global host of this year’s World Environment Day and ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ as the theme, corporates, espe...Read More

Maharashtra: Bombay HC refuses to stay plastic ban, gives time for disposal

Maharashtra: Bombay HC refuses to stay plastic ban, gives time for disposal

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court declined today to stay the Maharashtra government‘s decision to ban plastic materials and asked citizens to...Read More

Mumbai Plastic ban: NGO Urjaa Foundation collects plastic ‘waste’, converts it into useful poly-fuel

Mumbai Plastic ban: NGO Urjaa Foundation collects plastic ‘waste’, converts it into useful poly-fuel

Mumbai: Tons of plastic waste collected from residential as well as market complexes in Thane and Dombivali areas by an NGO is being sent...Read More

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