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September 2018: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

Solar Projects: Creating Milestones RUMSL (Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd) a joint venture between Government of India owned SECI and Government of Madhya Pradesh MPUVNL has implemented the 750MW Rewa Solar Project successfully and plans to succeed it with projects double Rewa’s size. This venture30

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Hong Kong’s fight against plastic pollution

In an announcement made on August 26th, Sunday the Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-Chung mentioned that in 2019 a new trial would be rolled out in three of the Hong Kong’s 18 districts to improve the currently miserable rate of plastics recycling. The city’s Number30

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Ocean Plastic for Real Madrid’s third kit

Kit suppliers Adidas in partnership with Parley for Oceans, a non-profit devoted to promoting awareness on the increasing plastic contamination in the oceans of the world, have come up with the 2018-19 season’s third strip, which was revealed by Real Madrid on Monday. Made from30

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Seattle First City to Ban single Use Plastic Straws and Utensils

According to a study conducted by Seattle Public Utilities, the first major US city which has put a ban on the single-use plastic is Seattle. The complete ban includes all the plastic straws and utensils that are commonly used in food services. Seattle is leading30

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Plastic Eating Bacteria Discovered in Major Breakthrough

A solution to one of the world’s most urgent environmental crises has been found by a student; i .e. breeding bacteria that can eat plastic and then breaks down into by-products harmlessly. Polyethene terephthalate (PET) degraded by microbes is one of the world’s most common plastics30

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How to make periods environmentally friendly

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest contributing factors to the decline in our environment – and the taboo subject of sanitary waste makes up a percentage of this. In the UK alone, 4.3 billion disposable sanitary products are used every year – and it’s30

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Nations Declare War against Single Use Plastic

Disposable plastics, also known as single-use plastics, are used only once before they are thrown away or recycled. These include things like plastic bags, coffee stirrers, water bottles, straws, soda and most food packaging items. The plastic used in such products is practically low-grade i.e.30

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India to eliminate Single Use Plastic by 2022

By 2022, the Indian government has decided to ban all single-use plastics, which has been welcomed by all the grassroots groups and also the United States. This policy has been described as “unprecedented” by the UN environment agency. It was announced at a World Environment30

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First Ever Great Plastic Clean Up for Oceans

The first ever machine is all set to sail to initiate the clean-up campaign the planet’s largest part of ocean plastic. It’s directing to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is a halfway between California and Hawaii. The objective is, to begin with, collecting 1.830