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Arusha — The bill to control polythene materials within East African Community (EAC) member states - Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi - which was floated during the East African Legislat

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) members are headed for a major showdown as Rwanda pushes on with its bid for a total ban on use of polythene bags in the region.

The Government is being urged to order a complete ban on microbeads in cosmetic products to halt the damage caused to marine life by plastic pollution and its knock-on effects on the environment an

Scrap tires have been on environmentalists' blacklist for decades. They pile up in landfills, have fed enormous toxic fires, harbor pests and get burned for fuel.

Plastics and other debris can harm marine wildlife and can leach harmful chemicals into the ocean. Does that mean your seafood might be carrying these hazards, too?

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has highlighted the findings of a new study by Trucost, a leading environmental research organisation, that finds the environmental cost of

The stern directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) totally prohibiting use of polythene bags and plastic material as well as their sale in and around Brahma Kund, Har-ki-Pauri, is being openl

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Money Goyal & Akash Seth Vs Ministry of Environment & Forests & Others dated 18/07/2016 regarding discontinuation of use of SMC/non-degradable plastic material. Counsel appearing on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India submits that requisite guidelines for disposal of non-biodegradable SMC/FRPP/Polycarbonate plastics products have been finalized and published.

Plastic waste found on the beach at Sarstangen on Prince Carls Forland, on the west coast of Svalbard, Norway.

Like dinosaur bones, the fossils of our modern era — CDs and DVDs — are often piled in forgotten heaps and buried underground.