Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

Taimur Nagar's residents know little of the hazards of non-biodegradable plastic to the water supply and the animals sat around

Taimur Nagar's residents know little of the hazards of non-biodegradable plastic to the water supply and the animals sat around

On this World Environment Day, let's take responsibility for our actions which cause any form of pollution. Single use or disposable plastics are used only once before they are thrown away or recycled. So as citizens of the global economy, we must practice environmental sustainability by taking action to rid our oceans of plastic pollution and also change our attitudes on indiscriminate disposal of plastic waste not the climate.

The march, organized by the ministry of environment through the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) is part of activities of the 2018 national environment week and World Environment Day due on June 5.

JSPL observed World Environment Day in its mega steel plant at Angul in which Environment Rally, Colossal Plantation and prize distribution ceremony were organised. All the signatories agreed to engage their staff in reducing plastic waste and encourage their partners to adopt low- or no-plastic waste-emitting options.

India produces about 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste every year.

Pointing out the astonishing comparison between stars in the cosmos and ocean plastics, Mr. Guterres underscored that "from remote islands, to the Artic, nowhere is untouched". "If present trends continue, by 2050 our oceans will have more plastic than fish", he said.

- Avoid single-use plastic bottles and cups, use reusable glass/metal bottles. "Together, we can chart a path to a cleaner, greener world", the Secretary-General asserted. Annual celebrations of World Environment Day began in 1974.

It said through this initiative, the bank was reconfirming its commitment to playing a leadership role in ensuring environmental sustainability while supporting economic prosperity and social inclusion in Africa. The Gujarat Pollution Control Board, despite criticism from the high court, is not equipped to deal with plastic pollution.

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"Plastic pollution is a global challenge that does not respect borders - it litters our streets, accumulates in our landfills, and contaminates our rivers and oceans". He spoke about the menaces of Plastic on environment.

There is no national legislation banning single-use plastics, and penalties or disincentives for using plastic bags are rare.

Kochi airport became the first airport in the world in 2015 to run completely on solar power, he added.

The report also found other cultural side-effects.

He said, three hundred million LED bulbs are being installed across India which has saved electricity and also prevented huge additional amounts of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, UN Environment Director, industrialists, and many dignitaries participated in the program.

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