Plastic pollution Current Affairs, GK & News
The Computer maker HP has developed its first ever consumer PC using the plastic waste in ocean. Highlights This move was built on the basis of sustainability commitment of the company. The company has manufactured the Pavilion 13, Pavilion 14, and Pavilion 15 Laptops using the ocean-bound plastics. Company estimates that using the plastics in ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has become the first airport in India to become free of single-use plastics. The airport committed itself to become single-use plastics free on the World Environment Day in 2018. Highlights DIAL has used eco-friendly alternatives to reduce the plastic use. The Plastic items that are exempted at the airport ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an awareness – raising campaign organized by CMS (Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of wild animals) and AEWA (Agreement on the Conservation of African – Eurasian Migratory water birds) that highlights the conservation of migratory birds, threats faced by them, their ecological importance the need for international ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Indian Railways will help recharge phones of passengers if they use plastic bottle crushing machines installed at stations. The step is in a bid to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative to junk single use plastic. In PM Modi’s 2019 Independence Day speech he appealed to nation to eliminate single-use plastic and to find alternatives ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution has announced a blanket ban on all types of single use plastic products in various departments of Ministry and all its Public Sector Units (PSUs) including Food Corporation of India (FCI) starting from 15 September 2019. Key Highlights The decision on this ban on use of ..
Topics: Food Corporation of India • Plastic Ban • Plastic pollution • single-use plastics • Swachhata Hi Sewa campaign • Swachhata Pakhwada • Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution