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India lauded for plan to beat plastic pollution

08 June 2018, 06:27 | Edward Lowe

A sweeping look over Taimur Nagar underlines the challenges the country faces with its waste

A sweeping look over Taimur Nagar underlines the challenges the country faces with its waste

The Prime Minister called on people to join together to Beat Plastic Pollution and make the planet a better place to live.

Ikpeazu said this on Tuesday during the commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day in Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU).

He said India was his choice to host this year's "World Environment Day" due to a variety of reasons, including its vast population and fast economic growth.

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says there is the need to take action against plastic pollution in Africa.

"The only way forward is massive enlightenment on the need for a total refusal of the plastic option; let us legislate against it and its use for packaging or storage".

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World Environment Day is the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) biggest annual event commemorated on 5 June, with an aim of galvanising positive environmental action.

In India, plastic has been found inside dead cows while a whale in Thailand died after consuming waste bags.

For decades, official and popular efforts in Sudan have failed to find means to keep the environmental balance, curb up desert encroachment and lessen impact of drought waves.

"Only 9 percent of the 9 billion tonnes of plastic the world has ever produced has been recycled", the report said. In total, 50 per cent of the plastic is of single use.

Bhubaneswar: Marking the World Environment Day noted sand artist Manas Sahoo has created a sand sculpture in Puri depicting the importance of protecting the environment.

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"When it comes to plastic pollution, Brits are mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore".

However, he said, per capita plastic consumption in India is lower than that in many parts of the developed world.

In another post, her team posted a video in support of the same and shared a very heartfelt message, "In 30 years, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish".

Biruta also said that the Ministry of Environment and partners are in the process of revising the plastics law to reduce single use plastics and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of plastic recycling in the country.

Plastic clogging sewers - a major problem in Delhi and slums across the developing world - can spread disease or wind up in the stomachs of animals, the United Nations said.

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However, Greenpeace warns that global corporations that have signed the "Beat Plastic Pollution" declaration today - including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Nestlé - are some of the top contributors to single-use plastic pollution worldwide and here in New Zealand.



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