35-year old Palestinian, Muath Abou Zeid made a fishing boat from hundreds of plastic bottles and it was abandoned on the coast of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

With news that companies like Starbucks, Hyatt and Marriott have agreed to ban plastic straws, it's a fitting time to consider the role of plastic in our daily lives.

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday imposed a blanket ban on the manufacture, stocking, sale and transport of all plastic and thermocol items, an official said.

Madurai: Residents were urged to make environmental friendly products and adopt traditional practices to eradicate plastic during the special gram sabha meetings held in villages in the district.

Paynesville – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has embarked on a two-day workshop for packaged water producers.

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming a thing of the past.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand uses "hundreds of millions" of single-use plastic bags each year, many of which end up harming marine life

The government has set up a task team to look at imposing a total ban on microbeads – the tiny plastic beads used in cosmetics, toothpaste and sandblasting.

PANAJI: The overall impact of environmental pollution caused by every bit of plastic we carelessly discard has long been documented, but its hazardous effects on soil and threats to food security a

Civic body has issued 627 challans in the past four months

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