Something needs to be done to check it: expert

VIJAYAWADA: Those who are accustomed to using polythene bags and disposing wastes directly into the water bodies may soon face the music from Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) as the civic bod

‘We Are Challenging The Govt Action By Filing A Public Interest Litigation In High Court’

While a ban on plastic bags has been in effect across the state since February 24, 2015, lack of proper implementation has kept the bags in rampant use even now.

More than 20,000 kilograms of plastic carry bags (less than 50 microns) have been seized by various agencies across Delhi as a part of the ongoing operations to effectively implement the plastic ba

NAVI MUMBAI: The PCMC general body meeting scheduled next week will discuss a complete ban on use of plastic bags.

Wivine Moseka, 40, a widowed mother of four, plants vegetables in the small gardens on her land. Those vegetables are the primary sustenance for her family.

The scale of the world’s current micro plastics pollution problem can’t be overstated. Plastics, and more importantly their nearly invisible half-broken-down remnants, are now everywhere.

The plastic waste generated through increased tourism activities in the high altitude meadows here is posing threat to environment, experts here said.

Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in drinking water on five continents - from Trump Tower in New York to a public tap on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda - posing a potential risk to peop

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