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Plastic Pollution
News  /  Published 29.06.22

Green activists unsure about implementation of new plastic law effective from next month

Green experts remain doubtful about the implementation of the new plastic norm that will come into effect in West Bengal from Friday, citing the futility of such norms brought over the last two decade...
By The Plurals News Network

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.22

Poisoned: The need to eradicate plastic

The world seems to have realized — a bit too late in the day? — that plastic does more harm than good. Recently, at the United Nations Environment Programme’s fifth Environment Assem...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Seafood can help us adopt an environmentally sustainable diet

Hidden treasures Sir — For most Indians, even those living in coastal areas, the word, ‘seafood’, evokes limited imagery. It is usually fish, crab or shrimp, and the occasional octo...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.02.22

Govt notifies new, plastic waste management rules

According to the notification, the new guidelines shall come into force with immediate effect. The new rules classify plastics into four categories- category 1 will include rigid plastic packaging; c...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 10.02.22

Mangrove unit kindles hope among Sunderbans women

A paper plate manufacturing unit in the Sunderbans started production in late August last year with two objectives, generating some income for the local women and reducing the adverse impact of plasti...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Fifty tonnes of Gangasagar Mela plastic waste to be recycled and reused

About 50 tonnes of plastic waste have been recovered from the Gangasagar Mela area over the last few days by teams deployed to recover, segregate and supply the plastic waste to different reuse and re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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