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KOCHI: As canal cleaning work is in progress, workers found huge chunk of polythene bags with garbage thrown in the canal. It is mostly plastic waste, sanitary napkins and diapers.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) recently commemorated The Gambia 'No plastic day', a day set aside to assess the impact of plastic bags on the environment and raise awareness on the dangers i

The national environment watchdog has cautioned businesses in the City of Kigali against the continued use of polythene bags to package goods for their customers.

The Alappuzha municipality has resolved to strictly enforce the ban on plastic carry bags, notwithstanding the opposition that has been raised by a few traders’ groups.

In less than two months the Gambian nation will come to grips with the reality of having to do away to a large extent with the use of plastic bags, if the recent ban on the importation and use of p

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Money Goyal & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forests & Others dated 06/05/2015 regarding discontinuation of use of SMC/non-degradable plastic material.

Ndey Bakurin, Executive Director at the National Environment Agency (NEA), has said the ban on the use and importation of plastic bags will be implemented and enforced with effect from 1 July 2015.

With the National Green Tribunal mulling ban on plastic packaging of products including PET bottles, a packaging firm has approached it claiming that it is “least polluting” while alternative mater

The quantum of plastic waste generation in 60 cities of the country is estimated to be over 15,342 tonnes per day while more than 6,000 tonnes remain uncollected and littered, Rajya Sabha was infor

The European Parliament has voted to limit the use of plastic bags in Europe, in a drive to curb pollution.