Plastic Pollution

Circular economy goes around in circles

Circular economy goes around in circles

February 27, 2021

Every decade or so, roughly, corporate boardrooms come up with new buzzwords that are meant to define not just how the world would evolve and what the world needs, but also, more crucially how they are becoming or already have become very responsible corporate citizens despite al...

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Plastic poison spreads unchecked

Plastic poison spreads unchecked

January 19, 2021

For the third year in a row, a survey by anti-plastics NGOs has found that Coca-Cola is the top global plastic polluter, while others in the top 10 include equally famous names such as PepsiCo, Nestlé, Unilever, Mondelez International and Procter & Gamble. Though many of the...

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Fiji: A strategic agricultural market for India

Fiji: A strategic agricultural market for India

September 23, 2019

While at the moment Fiji lags in advance agricultural technologies, the island nation is emphasising on organic agriculture, a plastic-free environment, and dependency-free agriculture. In an exclusive interview with Media India Group, Mahendra Reddy, minister of agriculture, rur...

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Battling the single-use plastic epidemic

Battling the single-use plastic epidemic

September 2, 2019

India generates around 9.4 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, with around 42 pc falling in the category of single-use plastics, causing serious damage to the environment. With the clarion call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ban these, India is coming up with several al...

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Diving into an ocean of plastics

Diving into an ocean of plastics

June 8, 2019

World Oceans Day, celebrated each year on June 8, to recognise the importance of oceans and finding out solutions in preserving this resource. This year the theme is 'Gender and the Ocean' which urges to promote gender equality in ocean-related activities.

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