Plastic Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi Airport: The First Single-use Plastic-free airport

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 ..

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Odisha government launchs a new initiative “Meal in exchange for plastic waste”

In an effort to raise awareness about the perils of using plastic, the Kotpad Notified Area Council (NAC) in Koraput district of Odisha is providing free meals to the poor in exchange for a kilogram of plastic waste. The new initiative is being carried out under the State government’s ‘Aahar’ scheme. The programme entails a meal ..

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Indian Oil launches drive to turn plastic to bitumen

The Indian Oil had taken several initiatives to support Government drive to eliminate single use plastic. The Corporation announced about the conversion of plastic to bitumen on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The initiatives are part of Clean India Campaign The company is set to supply bitumen commercially for road construction. The project was ..

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MP government launches Swachhata hi Seva Abhiyan

The Madhya Pradesh government has launched a month-long Swachhata hi Seva Abhiyan from 25th September to till October 25 against the single-use plastic. The campaign will encourage alternatives by eliminating single-use plastic and non-standard polythene in markets, malls and shops etc. The aim of the campaign is to administer oath to at least 50 lakh ..

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Food Ministry bans the Use of Single-Use Plastics in its Premises

The Food Ministry has banned the use of single-use plastics in all its premises and all public sector undertakings under its control. The ban is to go into effect from September 15.  What has happened? Following a meeting headed by the Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister, Ram Vilas Paswan,  the food and consumer affairs ..

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