Ladakh orders ban on use of plastic water bottles in government offices, other institutions

As a step to realise the long term goal of 'carbon neutral Ladakh', the Union Territory administration has ordered a complete ban on the use of plastic water bottles and other plastic made objects in government offices and other institutions, an official spokesman said on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

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Oct 03, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

New Delhi Railway station turns Eco friendly! Here's the ground report

New Delhi Railway station bans the usage of aluminium foils in the packaging of food. Here's the report from New Delhi Railway station.

Oct 02, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Deshhit: 'Single-Use Plastic Reality Test' of Zee News worth Rs 100

Watch in Deshhit: 'Single-Use Plastic Reality Test' of Zee News worth Rs 100. #Deshhit #SayNoToPlastic

Oct 01, 2019, 21:38 PM IST

Deshhit: Plastic farewell from the world which started from India

Watch in the country: PM Modi becomes world leader on climate change, Plastic farewell from the world which started from India. #SayNoToPlastic

Sep 25, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

Indian Railways to install plastic bottle crushers at all A1, A category stations before October 2

Railways will also make extensive use of Information Education and Communication measures to create awareness among stakeholders.

Sep 12, 2019, 11:32 AM IST

DNA analysis of banning single-use plastic

Time for World to say goodbye to Single-use Plastic' says PM Modi

Sep 09, 2019, 23:38 PM IST

Air India to ban plastic products on all its flights from October 2

The ban on using plastic will be implemented in all flights of Air India Express and Alliance air flights in the first phase while in the 2nd phase it will be implemented in Air India flights.

Aug 29, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastic, ask passengers to return drinking water bottles

Ministry of Railways has also instructed its Railway units that a pledge can be administered on October 2 to cut the use of plastics. It will also adapt Information, Education and Communication (IEC) measure to create awareness among railway users.

Aug 21, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Researchers show how plastics can be reused

The Journal for Carbon Research, focuses on chemical recycling which uses the constituent elements of the plastic to make new materials.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Oceans to have more plastic than fish by 2050? Innovative solutions to #BeatPlasticPollution

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2019 is observed every year on 3rd July. The CSIR-National Physical Laboratory of India has come up with solutions to tackle plastic pollution in India by turning waste plastic into colourful tiles. #PlasticFreeDay #PlasticTiles

Jul 03, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Ban on single-use plastic in Puducherry from August 1

The Puducherry government Friday announced its proposed ban on sale and consumption of single-use plastic products, postponed earlier, will come into effect from August 1.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

In a first, Lucknow to get road constructed with plastic waste

In a first, the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is constructing a road using plastic waste. The road is constructed from Gomti Nagar Police Station to Indian Institute of Management (IIM) under a pilot project by LDA in the state`s capital.

Jun 16, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Deshhit: Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic: Study

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week : Study

Jun 13, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

You're consuming plastic equivalent to one credit card every week: Study

The study, commissioned by World Wildlife Fund (WWF), suggests that people are consuming about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic every week -- amounting to about 21 grams a month, just over 250 grams a year.

Jun 12, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

Researchers turn plastic waste into jet fuel

For the study, the research team tested low-density polyethene and mixed a variety of waste plastic products like water bottles, milk bottles, plastic bags and ground them down to around three millimetres, or about the size of a grain of rice.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

How toys are doing more harm than good to our children

Toys are among a child's first possessions. But do you know that the chemicals used in the manufacturing of these toys can adversely affect your child’s health? According to a new study, these contaminated toys can prove dangerous to children with serious health implications.

Dec 22, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

Centre asks citizens not to use plastic national flags on Independence Day

The Home Ministry said the national flag represents hopes and aspirations of the people of India and hence should occupy a position of honour.

Aug 14, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Railways installs plastic bottle crushers in several stations in AP, Telangana

At a time when plastics in general, and plastic bottles in particular, are being widely recognised as being extremely harmful for the environment, the Indian Railways is attempting to do its bit to raise awareness. 

Jun 28, 2018, 20:45 PM IST

Plastic manufacturers forced to donate election funds, alleges MNS chief Raj Thackeray

In a serious allegation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray claimed that plastic manufacturers are being forced to donate funds for election. 

Jun 26, 2018, 15:14 PM IST