Campaign against plastic pollution from Jun 4

Campaign against plastic pollution from Jun 4

Campaign against plastic pollution from Jun 4

Ban on use of plastic should start from every house, he said and emphasised the need to educate people about the protection of environment.

The environment ministry had said the pan-India events include cleanliness campaigns by state governments, cleaning of 24 beaches and 24 rivers in 19 states, making national parks and sanctuaries plastic free, media as well as social media campaigns and organising Envithon mini-marathons in five other cities, besides Delhi.

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The campaign, spearheaded by the Embassy of Canada in Việt Nam, seeks to raise awareness on the negative impacts of plastic pollution while advocating changes at the behavioural, institutional and policy levels to reduce the amount of plastic waste generated in Việt Nam.

Leones said this should serve as a "wake up call" for the Philippines to reduce its plastic consumption.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an event marking the World Environment Day today. "In fact, micro plastics have now even entered basic food like salt, bottled water and tap water". I've replaced using plastic bottles with a metal one. Ahmed El Sheikh, President & CEO, PepsiCo India, said: "In line with reducing the impact of our packaging on the environment, we are committed to working with partners to leverage new technologies and developing sustainable, environmentally friendly packaging solutions".

As the world celebrates World Environment Day on Tuesday, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that relevant laws on pollution and environment have already been enacted and it is up to the people to act upon them.

One such programme, in line with the objectives of the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS), is the Recycling Enterprise Support Programme (RESP).Through this, we provide developmental funding for projects in the form of start-up grants.

Earlier, it was the United Nations which had also invited people to join the global game of tagging people to beat the use of plastic. "Plastic bags should be banned".

"We're expecting this to be the most exciting and inspiring World Environment Day ever!", Solheim told PTI. "Every year, more than eight million tonnes end up in the oceans", he said. This year's WOD theme is: Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean.

In conjunction with the Day, UN Environment (UNEP), on Monday, launched REN21, or the Renewables 2018 Global Status Report, which paints a positive picture of a renewable power sector characterized by falling costs, increased investment, record-setting installation and innovative business models that are driving rapid change.

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