Marine plastic pollution has increasingly been a concerning issue around the globe as the initial impact of marine plastic pollution is gradually emerging. But, where does plastic originate?

In this brief, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) provides good examples of how countries have already translated these into national law, boosting repair and designing products that are meant to last longer.

As of early May 2020, there are more than 3.5 million infected cases and 247 thousand dead of COVID-19 in the world. The world has spared no effort to contain COVID 19 since its initial emergence from the epicenter since last December in 2019.

Compliance report by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in respect of the directions issued by the National Green Tribunal order of December 6, 2018 and December 18, 2019 in Application No. 125/2017 on lake pollution in Bangalore.

With the key objective of SBMG Phase I attained, the Government of India renewed its commitment to further enhance the sanitation and hygiene status in rural areas with the approval of Phase II of the programme.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on 20 April, 2020 presented a budget of Rs10,895.84 crore for the fiscal year 2020-21, a 54.16% rise from last year’s Rs7,067.86 crore budget (revised estimate). L.

*Compliance report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), pursuant to the National Green Tribunal order of October 31, 2019 in Original Application No. 915/2019 in the matter of Ravi Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh. The matter relates to disposal of bio-medical waste by M/s Medical Pollution Control Committee (CBMWTF), Growth Center, Industrial Area, Bijoli, Jhansi.

The Government has notified Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Rules prohibit the use of carry bags made of virgin or recycled plastic less than fifty microns in thickness. Sachets made of plastic material for storing, packing or selling gutkha, tobacco and pan masala are also prohibited.

The collection & management of solid waste in the country is being done by either Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) itself or through contractual workers or by Self Help Groups (SHGs). Under Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban (SBM-U), allocation of funds have been made for entire mission period of five years.echnology for dealing with urban waste is dependent upon the characteristics of the waste.

With a view to give boost to agriculture sector, achieve import substitution, promote effective waste management and reduce environmental pollution Government has been blending ethanol in petrol.

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