Public understanding of plastic pollution has risen consid­erably in the last couple of years. Far less understood is the broader context in which this pollution exists, and of the full extent of its impacts.

Report of Joint Committee in the matter of Original Application No. 70 of 2021 (SZ) as per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order February 17, 2021.

The matter related to waste management in Thirukazhukundrdam town panchayat, Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu.

How have plastics and a convenience lifestyle become so widespread in a part of the world that traditionally adhered to a refill, reuse, and recycle mindset and where natural materials for packaging and refillable containers were the norm?

Concerns about the environmental and social harm caused by plastic waste and pollution have led to a surge in laws and policies designed to control the production and use of single-use plastic products.

The environment ministry unveiled a set of draft rules that propose to ban several categories of single-use plastic items. The proposed prohibition on their manufacture, use, sale, import and handling is in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in 2019 on phasing out single-use plastic by 2022.

This report is aimed at examining the issue of single use plastic in Indonesia. The public’s behavior, the role of manufacturers and governmental policies will all be considered. Plastic has now become a global issue which requires and integrated management system to find a solution.

Report filed by the Kerala State Pollution Control Board, Senior Environmental Engineer, Environmental Surveillance Centre, Eloor, Ernakulam dated 22/02/2021. The report was the assessment of efficiency of the ETP/CETP and ZLD implementation in the industrial clusters of Greater Kochi along the banks of river Periyar.

The recent study conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal in 2020 shows that, urban areas altogether generate above 350 tons of plastic waste every day, threatening the natural ecosystem and human health.

Regional instruments can help strengthen the global governance of marine plastic pollution, including by contributing to a possible new global agreement, explains a report published by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam.

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Dr. Vasundhara Menon & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/02/2021.

The matter related to ban on the use of compostable plastic in Kerala.

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