Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.20

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 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

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

Style  /  Published 28.02.20

Masaba Gupta to wear out single use plastic

Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line called ‘I Will Wear Out Plastic’ featuring clothes with detachable bags that come with the garment. It is a part of a United Nations Environment Programme...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 20.02.20

Three NE airports turn plastic-free

The Agartala, Guwahati and Imphal airports in the Northeast, along with 32 others under the Airports Authority of India (AAI), have completed a year of being “single-use plastic-free” terminals.Th...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 16.02.20

Bid to make island temple plastic-free

A cleanliness and plantation drive was carried out on Sunday by the members of Voice of Environment, an organisation of youths working for preservation of environment, at Umananda island in Guwahati. ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

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

North East  /  Published 06.02.20

Plastic banks in Tinsukia

Several schools and colleges in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam have installed waste management systems on campus to promote cleanliness. Learners Educational Institutions, Tinsukia College, Tinsukia...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 02.02.20

Meet on use of plastic waste

A meeting on plastic management, specially on prospects of using shredded plastic for road and highway construction, was held on Saturday at the Dibrugarh Municipal Board.“Utilisation of plastic was...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.20

Gobbled up

Sir — A shocking video of a cobra throwing up a plastic bottle was shared by a forest service officer on Twitter. While a cobra can regurgitate, most animals cannot, and millions die in painful ways...
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