The flooding of the market with recycled materials, coupled with the disinterest shown by small businesses, has created problems for Seattle's model recycling programme.

Germany's environmental laws are slowly ushering in a culture of waste reduction, especially in packaging material.

Individuals and voluntary agencies continue to make films in different parts of the country on subjects that interest them, though hardly any of these make it to the television screen.

GROWING piles of garbage in the mountains have led the Himalayan Environment Trust to release a code of conduct for climbers. With the rise in the number of Himalayan expeditions, Jarge

THE GARBAGE heaps of Kathmandu, which rise in ugly mounds against the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan ranges, tell a story -- a story of blind, lopsided, urban growth in one of the poorest

That is what Lata Srikhande, a Pune housewife, did to solve her domestic waste disposal problems. Now her neighbourhood is following suit

As the world wakes up to to the crisis of Ocean Plastic, India plans on a complete ban on single use plastic by 2022. Times Now looks at how India is planning to fight the plastic epidemic.

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने सिंगल यूज प्लास्टिक के इस्तेमाल करने को कम करने के की लोगों से अपील की है. उन्होंने रेलवे, एयरपोर्ट और ऑफिस दफ्तरों से इसका कम से कम या नहीं करने की अपील की है. इस संबंध में जागरुकता फैलाने के लिए पीएम मोदी ने बनारस में 700 प्रधानों को चिट्ठी लिखी है.ये फैसला अच्छा है लेकिन सवाल उठता है कि इस चुनौती से निपटने के लिए हमारा समाज और लोग कितने तैयार हैं?

An important announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday on the need to ban single-use plastic was made at a global convention to combat climate change and desertification. The stark reality of sudden, unpredictable climactic events is upon the world, and it's time to work to save the planet. This is no exaggeration, says environment researcher Sunita Narayan as she discusses the threats the world faces due to climate change, intense rain, heat events, dust storms and depletion of groundwater.

On his Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a movement to make India free of single-use plastic, beginning on Gandhi Jayanti, which falls on October 2. However, plastic is everywhere and shopkeepers and customers continue to depend on single-use plastic. Is the target of a full ban on single-use plastic too high, or it can be achieved? Across the country responsible citizens are working on their individual capacity not to use such plastic and spread awareness.