Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic and thermocol items, an official said.

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming a thing of the past.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand uses "hundreds of millions" of single-use plastic bags each year, many of which end up harming marine life

PANAJI: The overall impact of environmental pollution caused by every bit of plastic we carelessly discard has long been documented, but its hazardous effects on soil and threats to food security a

Civic body has issued 627 challans in the past four months

The Maharashtra government is set to roll out a buyback scheme for waste plastic PET bottles and milk pouches.

The office-bearers and activists of various units associated with the Rotary District 3090 will launch a coordinated movement against the degradation of environment due to irrational use of plastic

Several greenhouse gases are emitted as common plastics degrade in the environment, according to a study.

The people should begin using paper and jute bags to replace plastic.

Although a complete ban on the use of polythene will be effective in the state from Tuesday, little has been done by the authorities to spread awareness on the issue.

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