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Plastic Waste
Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

New Town road plastic waste rule

The asphalt to be used in repair or construction of roads in New Town has to be mixed with plastic waste, the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has decided in an attempt to reduce the volu...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Plastic peril in Sunderbans

Plastic left behind by relief workers in the Sunderbans in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan has left environmentalists worried about the fragile ecosystem of the deltaic region.Empty plastic bottles, p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Hailakandi move to recycle plastic waste

The Hailakandi district administration on Friday organised a programme here to generate awareness on how to convert plastic bottles and waste into ecobricks.As part of the campaign to make Hailakandi ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

City’s toxic waste keeps growing

 How much plastic waste does Calcutta produce every day?Though no definite data is available but various studies indicate that the volume may be anything between 500 and 1,200 tonnes.However, all...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Plastic for repair of three more roads in New Town

On the completion of a year of New Town’s first ‘plastic road’, there is announcement of three more to be laid using plastic in the township. “According to the Indian Roads Congress guidelines...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Waste spurs plastic bar

Single-use plastic bags have been banned at Haltu market in Kasba after a heap of plastic trash emerged while digging up a portion of a road in the neighbourhood for the construction of a pavement. A ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

Drive against plastic by Kohima task force

The Kohima district task force carried out its fourth checking and confiscation exercise of single-use plastic in Kohima on Friday.The task force has been conducting checking and confiscation exercise...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur


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