User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
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Last updated: Nov 13 2018 12:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What ails Parry’s Corner — colonial history or civic apathy? 13.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Once a historic town in itself, Parry's Corner is a text-book example of unplanned development, with poor traffic, dingy and unclean roads, and overall chaos. But does history too have a role to play in the present condition of this central Chennai neighbourhood?
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Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste 29.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Big brands - from Coke to Kellogg - pledged on Monday to cut all plastic waste from their operations in what the United Nations called the most ambitious effort yet to fight plastic pollution.
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Amazon invests $ 10 million to support US recycling infrastructure 17.10.2018 Sify Finance
Amazon on Tuesday announced a new investment of $10 million in Closed Loop Fund (CLF) to support recycling infrastructure in the US aimed at cutting the amount of waste treated at landfills.
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Splash partners with Natur-Tec to pioneer new sustainable garment packaging solution 11.10.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Oct 11 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Splash, a prominent fashion retailer in India and Middle East, and a brand owned by the Landmark Group, has partnered with Natur-Tec, a business unit of
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The food on your plate: Is it safe? Is it organic? 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While organic fruits, vegetables and staples are much sought-after especially in metro cities like Bengaluru, consumers are often not able to verify the quality of the produce. What makes it ‘organic’ and how can we check?
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Coke, Pepsi, Nestle top makers of plastic waste: Greenpeace 9.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
Drink companies Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle were found to be the world's biggest producers of plastic trash, a report by environmental group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.
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Petrochemicals set to be largest driver of oil demand: IEA 5.10.2018 Sify Finance
Petrochemicals are set to account for more than a third of the growth in world oil demand to 2030, and almost half the growth to 2050, adding nearly seven million barrels of oil a day by then, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday.
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PepsiCo India to enable collection and recycling infrastructure in Delhi to support recycling of used PET plastic bottles 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India’s President and CEO, Mr. Ahmed ElSheikh, along with Mr Ravi Kant Jaipuria, Founder Chairman, Varun Beverages Limited, today met with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change to express the company’s commitment to support plastic waste management in the capital city.
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PepsiCo to set up PET bottles recycling plant in Delhi 30.9.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India on Saturday said it plans to establish a facility in Delhi to recycle used PET plastic bottles to reduce its impact on environment.
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Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharas... 3.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Railways, metro, airports authorised to implement plastic ban: Maharas...
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Ban on single-use plastic won't help 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
Plastic bags are but one aspect of India's growing waste management crisis, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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Focus - Pulp problems: Why shoppers may pay more for tissues, toilet paper 31.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
With toilet roll and tissues swept up in an escalating international trade row, it's not just Procter & Gamble's Charmin that's going to get the squeeze.
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Why shunning thermocol needs to be an essential mandate of every plastic ban 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Thermocol is a threat to the environment and poses serious health hazards for everyone. It is high time we considered more eco-friendly and safer alternatives. »
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Is a blanket ban on use of plastic really necessary? 21.7.2018 Rediff: Business
The problem, say experts, is not so much the use of plastic as the lack of effort to recycle and reuse it.
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Setting up of resource efficiency cell 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Resource Efficiency Cell has been constituted in the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change on 13th February, 2018 to recommend appropriate policy and legislative framework and suggest an action plan for achieving resource efficiency and to promote utilization of secondary resources that will contribute towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
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Plan to reduce sodium in snacks portfolio by 75% by 2025: PepsiCo India 19.7.2018 Sify Finance
Snacks and beverage maker Pepsico India on Wednesday said it plans to reduce, by 75 per cent, the sodium content in products of its snacks portfolio by 2025.
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Starbucks To Completely Get Rid Of Plastic Straws By 2020 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Leading global coffee retailer Starbucks has announced that it will be phasing out plastic straws from all its stores by 2020, and replacing them with 'strawless cups' and non-plastic compostable...
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She Cut Her Weekly Trash Down So Much It Fits Into A Very Small Jar 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Tippi Thole and her son, Eames, are newly minted members of the Zero Waste movement, a worldwide group that aims to eliminate as much waste as possible.
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Chennai Buzz: Updates on plastic ban, new sewage well in Besant Nagar and more 9.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Had a very busy week? Weren't able to catch all the news from your city? Never too late. Here's our quick wrap of some interesting headlines from the week gone by. »
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Within Weeks, Maharashtra Softens Plastic Ban After Industry Lobbying 3.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Maharashtra has eased a ban against single-use plastic, just over a week after it was imposed, following what sources said was intense lobbying by multinational companies and plastic industry bodies...
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