Plastic warms the planet twice as much as aviation – here's how to make it climate-friendly
By combining reduction in demand, top-notch recycling, decarbonisation of energy, and large-scale adoption of bioplastics, we can tackle plastic&…
How Gujarat succeeded in co-processing plastic waste in cement kilns and promoting circular economy
The state’s experience is a great example for others to follow
India's plastic consumption increases at over 10 per cent year-on-year
Despite this, policy and implementation is woefully out of step to deal with the problem of managing the mounting waste
सच में प्लास्टिक से मुक्ति चाहते हैं तो अपनानी होंगी ये तरकीबें
प्लास्टिक पर प्रतिबंध के नाम पर शुरू हुई हलचल थमनी नहीं चाहिए। हम कुछ उपायों के जरिए एक बार इस्तेमाल होने वाले प्लास्टिक के ...
Chinese ban causes re-routing of plastic waste imports to Asia
More plastic waste is now making its way to Southeast Asia even as many countries are mooting plastic bans
Even bottled water can have microplastics
Tap water from around the world was contaminated with microplastics, showed a recent study. India came third on the list
40% plastic waste littered on India’s streets: Javadekar in Lok Sabha
Minister also told the House that the government had no new scheme or fund allocation for recycling of plastic
Can the world beat plastic?
Pollution caused by plastic is a major issue in today’s world. But solutions to tackle it and dispose plastic waste safely do exist
Nigeria well placed to beat plastic pollution: Vice President
Government and corporations have started working on different programmes aimed at reducing plastic pollution
No ban on single-use plastics, to be phased out by 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterates a commitment that India made last year
Could plastic spill in the North Sea have been behind deaths of 20,000 seabirds?
The birds, called guillemots have been washing up on the Dutch shore in the aftermath of containers spilling from a ship passing through the area
Two more states join anti-plastic bandwagon
After Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, now Himachal Pradesh and Odisha have reined in on thermocol and plastic
ब्रांडेड प्लास्टिक रैपर की हो “घर वापसी”
धरती को सुरक्षित रखना है तो कंपनियों को भी पैकेंजिंग के लिए इस्तेमाल होने वाले प्लास्टिक रैपर का विकल्प ढूंढ़ना होगा। प्लास्टिक को रि-साइकिल ...
World Migratory Birds Day: Save the gulls of the Sangam
Siberian gulls, who migrate to the Triveni Sangam in winter, die because of eating plastic; their habits also change when tourists feed them
With China banning import of plastic waste, who will bear the burden of recycling world's toxic scrap?
Experts say that Southeast Asia could become the world’s new plastic waste recycle hub
Microplastic in Atlantic: Great garbage patch
Microplastics are all so pervasive that our bodies have turned into a great garbage patch
Microplastic pollution load on seashore linked with population size of coastal cities
New study conducted across three coastal cities of Mumbai, Thoothukudi and Dhanushkodi
Plants can absorb plastic as well, finds study
Plant accumulation of nanoplastics can have direct ecological effects and implications for agricultural sustainability and food safety, say …
Paradigm shift in transborder plastic waste trade
Agreement reached at 14th Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic scrap more transparent and better regulated
Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2019: The order of change
To resolve environmental problems, we need a change in mindset, empirical studies, implementation, monitoring and follow-ups, says Justice Madan …
दिल्ली और यूपी समेत 23 राज्य लगा रहे हैं मोदी के स्वच्छता अभियान पर बट्टा
देश की राजधानी दिल्ली अकेले 689.52 टन प्लास्टिक कचरा पैदा करती है लेकिन अन्य 24 राज्यों की तरह उसके पास भी प्लास्टिक कचरे के ...
50 kg plastic for every metre of coast by 2040 without drastic action: Report
Coordinated global action is needed to avoid a plastic pile up
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (April 18, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
'Plastics should be classified as hazardous'
Current rate of production may add 33 billion tonnes of plastic by 2050; classification can help reduce this amount to four billion tonnes, says …
My plastic etiquette during COVID-19
There is something about the pandemic that makes you feel protected by using single-use plastic products. I am not alone in this battle