User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
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Indian-Origin Researcher Turns Banana Plant Into Packaging Material 29.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An Indian-origin researcher-led team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on Friday announced it has discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that is not...
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India Produces 25,000 Tonnes Plastic Waste Daily, 40% Uncollected: Centre 22.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
India generates more than 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday, 40 per cent of which remains uncollected and littered in the environment, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha today.
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Out of 25k tonnes of plastic waste generated everyday in India, 40% uncollected: Govt 22.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
India generates more than 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste everyday, 40 per cent of which remains uncollected and littered in the environment, the Centre informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.
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CORRECTED: Coca-Cola switches to recycled plastic for PET bottles in Sweden 20.11.2019 Reuters: World News
(In eighth paragraph, corrects percentage of PET bottles using recycled plastic to 50% from 100%)
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Southeast Asian countries need tougher plastic policies to curb pollution: U.N. 13.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Southeast Asian countries, among the world's worst ocean polluters, need tougher regulations for plastic packaging to curb leakage, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.
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On Singles' Day, green groups warn of China's surge in packaging waste 11.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Accumulated waste from China's e-commerce and express delivery sectors stands to more than quadruple by 2025 unless action is taken to rein it in, green groups said on Monday, as an online shopping spree known as Singles' Day broke new sales ...
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Ireland To Impose "Latte-Levy" By 2021 To Reduce Single-Use Plastic Cups 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Ireland will impose a so-called "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups by 2021 in a bid to change consumer habits and cut the environmental impact from the use of single-use plastics, its minister for...
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Procter & Gamble, rivals take refills into beauty aisle 1.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
Under pressure to reduce environmental waste from single-use containers, major consumer companies including Procter & Gamble Co , Unilever Plc and The Body Shop are rolling out more products in refillable form.
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In Chennai, Plastic And Paper Free Chocolates Ahead Of Diwali 23.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a first-of-its kind, plastic and paper-free chocolates have been introduced in Chennai ahead of Diwali.
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Boy, 16, Wants Amazon, Flipkart To Cut Plastic Use, Writes To Green Court 22.10.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday sought a report from the Central Pollution Control Board on a plea by a minor boy seeking directions to e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart to stop excessive...
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Factbox: Aluminium cans get boost from anger over plastic pollution 17.10.2019 Reuters: World News
French food and drinks multinational Danone is the latest company shaking up the world's $19 billion bottled water industry by switching some of its plastic bottles, which pollute oceans, to aluminium cans.
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Single-use plastic banned in Bongaigaon 12.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Single-use plastic banned in Bongaigaon
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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KVK I/W organises training on mushroom production techniques 5.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK I/W organises training on mushroom production techniques
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Govt shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products: Report 2.10.2019 DNA
The plan was for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to outlaw six items on Wednesday, the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, as part of a broader campaign to rid India of single-use plastics by 2022.
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Plastics: How a material that was supposed to revolutionise the future became a dreaded pollutant 1.10.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hinted that restrictions on single-use plastic could be announced soon.
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Plastic banned at Janata Bhawan 1.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plastic banned at Janata Bhawan
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Spooked By Government's Plastic Ban, India Inc Seeks Clarity, Exemptions 17.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Companies will seek exemptions from the government's planned ban on certain plastic items, fearing the move will disrupt supply chains and raise costs ahead of a festive season, according to sources...
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Spooked by Modi's plastics ban, India Inc seeks clarity, exemptions 17.9.2019 Reuters: Top News
Companies in India will seek exemptions from the government's planned ban on certain plastic items, fearing the move will disrupt supply chains and raise costs ahead of a festive season, according to sources and an industry document seen by Reuters.
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NFR starts massive cleanliness drive 17.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
NFR starts massive cleanliness drive
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