Narendra Modi urges people to beat plastic pollution
10 June, 2018, 16:14 | Author: Kristi Owen
The UN is encouraging everyone to play a game of "plastic pollution tag". Despite the fact that both private and public sectors have started contributing towards this cause, there are still much more to be done in order to tackle it.
THE Federal Government has disclosed that a National Policy on Plastic Waste management will be enacted soon as part of the efforts to mitigate environmental pollution in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Environment Day was also celebrated in National Thermal Power Corporation with the pledge to "Beat Plastic Pollution", which is the theme for this year's World Environment Day. The PM said plastic contaminants have entered into the food and water tables but also pointed out that per capita plastic consumption in India is much less than it is in most other countries of the world.
In the same way, these plastics litter beaches with serious consequences on the environment and health.
"Signing the declaration is a significant and important step towards reducing the amount of plastic that we produce and helping end plastic pollution".
When Parmar was asked if the Gujarat government planned to ban plastic, he said: "The issue needs careful consideration and we can not announce a plastic ban abruptly".
Speaking last week at the launch of the National Environment Week, EnvironmentMinister Dr Vincent Biruta noted that, around the world, nearly 450 million tons of plastic is produced every year.
According to Cheema, most of these plastics eventually make their way into rivers, water channels and finally, into the oceans. "I refuse to use plastic bags and always carry a cloth bag with me to buy daily use grocery items". The theme for 2018 is "Beat Plastic Pollution". New data from waste and brand audits conducted in five Philippine cities confirm results of earlier coastal clean-up audits that multinational brands are the country's top sources of plastic pollution.
"However, plastic materials that are used for manufacturing myriad products not degradable creates a problem. It's what we do with it".
Government bans on plastic can be effective in cutting back on waste, but poor follow-through has left many such bans ineffective, the United Nations said in a report Tuesday. "Together, let us ensure that our future generations live in a clean and green planet, in harmony with nature", he said in a tweet. The choices may not be easy.
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