User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
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Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics 11.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday accused Nestle of not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics polluting landfills and oceans.
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Coca-Cola produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging 14.3.2019 Sify Finance
Soft-drinks giant Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time that it produces 3 million tonnes of plastic packaging a year, which is equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute, a report said on Thursday.
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Namma Ooru Foundation anniversary event to showcase alternatives for green living 25.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Environmental organisation Namma Ooru Foundation will be hosting the Namma Green Sandhai to mark its fourth anniversary. Scheduled activities, discussions and alternatives on display seek to promote and facilitate a low-waste lifestyle among citizens.
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UK plans to make plastic packaging producers pay for waste disposal 18.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system on Monday, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste and introducing a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles.
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First State Level Awareness Programme on Agri Export Policy Held in Pune 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
    Suresh Prabhu addressing the first state level awareness programme on agri export policy   Commerce Minister, Suresh Prabhu,in his address at the first state level awareness programme on agriculture export policy said that in order to achieve the purpose of the policy clusters have been identified across the country for development of agriculture exports.
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Consumer goods CEOs in Davos hot seat over plastic waste 25.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Consumer products companies including Procter & Gamble Co and Coca-Cola Co are emerging as new targets for global activism, with green groups blaming them for fouling the ocean with plastic and activists urging governments to regulate ...
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Is recycling worth the effort? If we can’t cut down on waste, it’s the only way 24.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Reusing, reducing and preventing waste are more effective, but harder to implement.
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Startups are helping North India’s farmers to dispose of crop residue cleanly (and reduce pollution) 20.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The farmers usually burn the residue, leading to severe air pollution in winters.
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Plastics, consumer goods makers in $1.5 billion pledge to rein in waste 16.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Global companies including BASF, DowDuPont, Procter & Gamble and SABIC have formed an alliance to fight plastic waste, pledging to spend $1.5 billion over the next five years.
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It's the final straw for plastics, says Nestle 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Nestle next month will start to drop plastic straws from its products and is working on biodegradable water bottles in a drive to reduce plastic waste, it said on Tuesday.
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Plastic ban in Chennai: How are businesses coping? 9.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Some have switched to traditional or alternative methods of packaging while some continue to use polypropylene bags under the misconception that these are better than plastic. Here's an overview of how various businesses in the city are adapting to the ban on single use plastic.
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Going zero-waste may not be as difficult as we think; here’s why 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
It's not expensive, nor does it entail a huge investment of time, and a good number of conscious citizens in Chennai have already taken firm steps towards sustainable living. The recently-enforced plastic ban could provide a great opportunity for all to move towards the same.
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“An opportunity for our state to show the way”: Rajendra Ratnoo on plastic ban 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A chat with Rajendra Ratnoo, IAS, on the plastic ban in force and the plans of the state to promote eco-friendly alternatives.
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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New sustainable 'plastics' in the offing 26.12.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
Plastics take hundreds of years to decay, So bottles and bags create plastic 'continents' in the oceans, endanger animals and pollute the environment.
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Companies in England to pay packaging waste costs under new proposals 18.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Companies and factories in England will have a legal obligation to foot the bill for the disposal or recycling of waste packaging they produce under new plans by Britain's environment minister.
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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In view of the upcoming plastic ban in the city, environmentalist P Natarajan explains the role of the government, NGOs and the people in ensuring successful implementation and the steps to be taken.
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Increased soil contamination threatens food security, warns FAO 6.12.2018 Sify Finance
/AKI) Urgent action is needed to address soil pollution and contain the multiple threats it poses to global food safety and food security, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said.
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COP24: Two-week conference focusing on carbon neutrality, gender-focus 3.12.2018 Central Chronicle
United Nations, COP24, the two-week 24th conference of the parties of the United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC), started in Katowice, Poland, with a special focus on carbon neutrality and gender equality. Days after the UN sounded the alarm on the unprecedented levels of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere, the world is gathering to define […]
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To tackle India’s growing waste problem, some companies are changing the way they package products 24.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The demand for sustainable packaging, made of paper, jute, cloth and even plants, is increasing around the country.
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