Plastics are an important material in the economy but present a challenge for waste management, resource efficiency and the environment. Low rates of recycling and high rates of environmental leakage represent key sustainability challenges for plastics as well as product designers and producers.

BENGALURU: Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun on Wednesday held a detailed discussion with heads of various schools and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials from Bengaluru west to spread a

TRICHY: A state-level conference to discuss the ill-effects of plastics on environment was held on the National College campus here on Sunday.

To make Patiala plastic-free city, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) in association with the Municipal Corporation today launched a clean-up drive ‘Swachhta Shramdaan’.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment Yasmin Fouad announced on Sunday that the ministry has begun work on phasing out plastic bags due to the environmental danger they pose, adding that hypermarkets hav

PATNA: After a blanket ban on polythene carrybags of all sizes, the state government plans to ban single-use plastic and polystyrene (thermocol) products such as plates and cups in keeping with the

While the ban has been in force since June 23, 2018, Kadam admitted that the enforcement of the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections had impacted its implementation.

Hon'ble NGt vide its Order datad April 24, 2019 in the matter of Original Application No. 606/2018 directed Central Pollution Control Board to do a Gap Analysis of the Action Plans/Compliance Reports submitted by Chief Secretaries in compliance to its Order date January 16, 2019. Two states viz.

VISAKHAPATNAM: The India Youth For Society (IYFS)- an NGO working in the city is organising a workshop on, 'plastic-waste handling and controlling measures' at the Gandhi Centre in Dr LB College on

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