This book provides a cross-sectoral, multi-scale assessment of marine litter in Africa with a focus on plastics. From distribution, to impacts on environmental and human health, this book looks at what is known scientifically.

The building blocks of almost all plastic items on the planet are little lentil-sized petrochemical-derived pellets, called nurdles, that are melted together and shaped to create larger plastic products.

India's Waste-to-Energy Paradigm: A policy, environmental and social perspective is an earnest effort into objective, scientific, and environmentally conscious analysis of waste-to-energy technology and its current applications in India.

Plastics leakage to the ocean and, more broadly, the environment has become a pressing issue for many developing countries.

India’s petrochemical industry is adding to the burgeoning problem of plastic pollution in the country. But instead of dissuading, the Centre is encouraging it, a new report by Delhi-based think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said. The production of polymers (plastic) by the petrochemicals industry is on the rise, as is consumption, according to The Plastic Life-Cycle.

Affidavit filed by the Union Territory of Lakshadweep regarding compliance of municipal solid waste management rules, 2016.

Solid waste generation in Lakshadweep islands is 18 tonnes per day (TPD). Around 12 TPD non-biodegradable wastes and 6 TPD biodegradable wastes, especially kitchen wastes.

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) in its report to the NGT, November 2, 2022 said that there are no non-recyclable multi-layered plastic sachets or pouches or packaging producers existing in Andhra Pradesh. If any producer is found operating without registration from APPCB, appropriate action will be taken against the units as per the provisions of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.

This report provides an overview on the importance of the Informal Waste and Recovery Sector (IWRS) for ending plastic pollution. It outlines how the current negotiations towards a global instrument to end plastic pollution can leverage a just transition of the IWRS.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joginder Singh Thakur Vs U.T. of Jammu & Kashmir dated 19/10/2022.

The applicant, Joginder Singh Thakur an advocate of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has addressed a representation to the Additional Commissioner, Bhaderwa in Chenab Valley seeking ban of single use of plastic in religious places of Bhaderwah. He had also sent a copy of the application to the NGT.

Report filed by the Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Committee in the matter of Joginder Singh Thakur Vs UT of Jammu & Kashmir.

The complainant said that during various metals and events which are held in the month of April in Chenab Valley region particularly in Bhaderwah, plastic waste water bottles are being discarded posing threat to the environment.

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