Jaipur: The first windmills of Jaisalmer came up in 2001. Since then, the desert has become among the largest windfarms in the world.

Madhya Pradesh has banned production, storage, transport, sale and use of polythene bags.

Porvorim: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday announced the government's plans to amend the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act 1996 to ban the use of plastic bags by vendors in Go

US scientists have calculated the total amount of plastic ever made and put the number at 8.3 billion tonnes.

While banning the usage of plastic, the Central government had directed the state government to prepare a detailed action plan.

Bhopal: Though partially, the impact of the ban on polythene carrybags is visible at the ground level, not because of the administration's efforts, but due to untiring efforts of a few green crusad

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has tightened its noose around the units making polythene bags.

Regular checking in this regard is being conducted by the department.

NEW DELHI: The use of 'Chinese' kite strings, made of nylon or any synthetic material which is non-biodegradable, was on Tuesday banned with immediate effect by the National Green Tribunal on the g

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khalid Ashraf Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 11/07/2017 regarding the issue of synthetic, glass coated and Chinese manjha for kite flying which are injurious to human beings, birds and equally disadvantageous to the environment. These manjhas are non-biodegradable and apart from causing injuries to human beings, birds etc., it causes serious environmental problem.

Seychelles has banned the importation, sale and commercial use of plastic bags, cups, plates and cutlery.

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