Experts believe recycling plastic waste can create more jobs in India

Experts believe recycling plastic waste can create more jobs in India

Experts believe recycling plastic waste can create more jobs in India

A two-week intensive programme aimed at ridding the Bharatapuzha of plastic pollution began at Ponnani on Thursday.

As per 2017 figures, India produces 15,722 tonnes of plastic per day, he said. The EU delegation and missions of European Union member states in New Delhi with the support of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change co-hosted a Conference on Plastic Pollution and Management - Sharing Best Practices at Vigyan Bhawan on Friday.

The World Environment Day celebrations kicked off with a total of three thematic sessions being held here, the inaugural session focused on the management of plastic pollution.

This concept is popular in several European nations and can be used to reduce plastic pollution, Kozlowski said. Across the world, plastics make up 85 percent of beach litter, she said in her presentation.

Cr Bilkey said to ensure ongoing priority is given to the issue, MRC will continue to work with its waste management partners with the aim of seeing a reduction in the use of plastic across the council as a whole.

Poland representative Konstancja Piatkowsk talked about extended producer responsibility saying it was introduced in her country in 2002 fixing targets of recovery and recycling of packaging wastes.

USC's Bowen remains in NBA draft amid ongoing federal probe
Kansas received good news when 7-footer Udoka Azubuike announced he was withdrawing from the NBA Draft and returning to school. The hope was Bowen would be reinstated by the NCAA so he could eventually suit for the Gamecocks at some point next season.

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Public Health suggests people travelling to those provincial parks should consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, pants, and shoes. American dog ticks (reddish-brown with mottled white markings on their backs) have the potential to carry spotted fever.

Oil prices steady after shake-out on supply worries
In 2016, OPEC pledged to cut daily oil production in its member states by 1.2 million barrels in an effort to boost oil prices. EDT (1500 GMT) on Thursday, a day later than usual due to a U.S. public holiday on Monday.

Dr Hafeez Raehman, Belgium, highlighted that the country is one of the leaders in managing waste in the EU.

Unsafe recycling of electronic waste has resulted in the distribution of risky chemicals into new products made out of black plastic.

World Environment Day is a UN Environment-led global event, the single largest celebration of our environment each year, which takes place on June 5 and is celebrated by thousands of communities worldwide.

Plockaupp is Swedish for pick up which combined with the word jogging results in the term plogging.

To reach these ambitious goals, the division outlined the following six focal areas in its announcement: 1) design of new products for greater efficiency, recycling and reuse; 2) new technologies and systems development for collecting, sorting, recycling and recovering materials; 3) simplification for more consumers to participate in recycling and recovery programs; 4) expansion of the types of plastics collected and repurposed; 5) product alignment with key end-markets; and 6) increased awareness that used plastics are valuable resources.

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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