Sudarsan's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' turtle center of attraction on World Environment Day

10 June, 2018, 16:15 | Author: Chad Warren
  • Taimur Nagar's residents know little of the hazards of non-biodegradable plastic to the water supply and the animals sat around

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

"Today, we announced the appointment of Patricia Fuller as Canada's new Ambassador for Climate Change to help advance Canada's clean growth and climate change priorities on the world stage". Gujarat has no significant short- or long-term plan yet to "beat plastic pollution".

"Reuse and recycling of plastics really do not have the capacity to remove the pollutants from the system; they can only reduce the volume being introduced".

The report, with its release timed for U.N. World Environment Day, noted that rules limiting the use of plastic bags had decreased their use in places such as Morocco, Rwanda and parts of China, sometimes significantly. In total, 50 per cent of the plastic is of single use.

He said that Egypt consumes 12 billion tons of single-use plastic bags annually, at a cost of LE 2 billion, adding that the agency tends to reduce the use of plastic bags through encouraging producers to manufacture disposable and paper bags.

Plastic, which is rampantly polluting our water bodies, harming marine life and posing a threat to human health, has been one of the major concerns of environmental bodies this year.

Environment Minister Dr Vincent Biruta has called on the general public to join efforts to beat plastic pollution in their communities to protect the environment, which is increasingly being endangered by plastic items.

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The Day has been celebrated across the world to raise awareness on current and emerging environmental issues such as pollution, overpopulation, biodiversity conservation, global warming, among others.

By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

Social Media Participation - Use your social media platforms on the day to stir conversation about World Environmental Day.

India produces more than 62 million tonnes of plastic waste every year, according to local reports, of which only 43 million tonnes is collected.

"Plastic threatens to become a menace to humanity". But elsewhere things haven't gone so well.

"When it comes to plastic pollution, Brits are mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore". Alongside, Hyundai Dealer Workshops will conduct environment friendly activities to engage and create awareness among the customers & employees for the reduction in use of plastics, usage of LED's that consume up to 80% less energy and Proper disposal of waste material.

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