Plastic Waste

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SDMC's Initiative 'Garbage Cafe' Provides Free Meals In Exchange Of Plastic Waste

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation is offering free meals to people against plastic waste under a green initiative called as ‘Garbage Cafe’. The civic body is providing free breakfast, lunch or dinner at a restaurant in Vardhman Mall, Dwarka against one kilogram of plastic. Allowing wastes including empty water bottles, plastic canes and cold drink bottles, the initiative aims at making the plastic-free city and provide free meals to poor… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 10:52 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Delhi, South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Garbage Cafe, Plastic free India, environment

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Beach near Ratti Village

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Andhra Youngsters Come Forward To Ensure Cleanliness At Beaches

To ensure the cleanliness at beaches, a group of youngsters from Andhra Pradesh's Mandasa mandal has started a campaign named 'Great Mandasa - Clean Mandasa'. The group cleans up the beach near Ratti village in Mandasa mandal after tourists and visitors litter them with plastic wastes and garbage. Besides, the youths also sensitise people about cleanliness and COVID-19 protocols. They plan to launch the campaign at other beaches as well.

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 02:10 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Plastic free India, Beaches, Andhra Pradesh, campaign

Pradeep Sangwan's ''Healing Himalayas Foundation'' For Clearing Plastic Waste Brings PM's Praise

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PM Lauds 35-Year-Old Man's Efforts To Clear Garbage In Himalayas

A 35-year-old Himachal Pradesh-based man has been praised by PM Narendra Modi for his attempts to clear garbage from the Himalayan region. Pradeep Sangwan, the founder of Healing Himalayas Foundation, has been removing the trash left by tourists in the area for the past four years. While thanking PM for bringing national attention to his works, Pradeep said, "It is very inspiring that prime minister acknowledges small efforts".

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 06:29 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Plastic free India, himalayas, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: NDTV


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Indian Railway Plans To Replace Plastic Cups With Kulhad At Its Stations

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said that Railways would be selling tea in eco-friendly ‘kulhad’ by replacing the plastic cups. On November 29, Minister Goyal has stated currently, 400 stations in India have been serving tea in kulhad and extend the number across the country. The minister added that 'kulhad' protects the environment and offers employment as well. Goyal stated that this project is the railway's… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 04:42 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Kulhad, Plastic free India, Piyush Goyal

Courtesy: New Indian Express