THANE: From creating eco-tourism destinations and engaging locals in its activities to banning the use of plastic in green spaces and reserved forest areas, forest officials and environmentalists b

In India, 60 cities produce 15,342 tonnes of plastic waste per day of which more than 6,000 tonnes remain uncollected.

Environment secretary Judi Wakhungu has announced a looming ban on use of plastic bottles to curb environmental pollution.

One of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted.

“The major chemical that is used to make plastic is highly toxic, it poses a serious threat to the eco-system and all living species on earth,” pointed out Lokesh Bapat, founder of Tellus.

However, only 20 to 25 per cent plastic waste is recycled, while the remaining 60 to 70 per cent either remains in the landfills or ends up in the city’s water bodies.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: More than half of the population in Kerala is aware of ill-effects of burning plastic, but a major share of Keralites dispose useless plastic by burning, according to a survey c

वेंडिंग मशीन मे पहली बार ई-वालेट की सुविधा भी प्रदान की गई है। यानी प्लास्टिक की बोतल जमा करने पर सीधे बैक अकाउंट मे पैसा चला जाएगा।

As Atul Yadav sets up his food cart in the sweltering morning heat, flies are not the only guests feasting on garbage dumped on the side of a road in Noida's Barola village.

The sight of overflowing heaps of plastic waste at Gioto, the largest dump in Nakuru County, in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, was an eyesore that turned photojournalist James Waikibia into an environm

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