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Why Is MyGov.in Promoting Plastic Through Competitions?

Why Is MyGov.in Promoting Plastic Through Competitions?

Green Alert
Screenshot from MyGov.in India was the global host of the World Environment Day celebrations this year. The theme of World Environment Day 2018 was Beat Plastic Pollution and the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) of the Government of India made every Indian and global citizen pledge that, "If you can't reuse it, refuse it." A global campaign was initiated to Beat Plastic Pollution and nations, companies and citizens came together to discard the use of plastics and shift to more sustainable and recyclable materials. The Delhi Greens Blog joined the Government is urging everyone to Beat Plastic Pollution even before Environment Day 2018. Now, however, the Government of India seems to have taken just the opposite stand. After spending its energy and financial...
Ten Ways How You Can 3R Your Waste

Ten Ways How You Can 3R Your Waste

Articles
Right from our very childhood, we are taught why and how we should reduce, reuse and recycle (the 3R) waste. However, very few of us implement this in our daily life perhaps because we find it to be inconvenient or because we do not want to put in extra efforts. It is interesting to note that when it come to selling recyclables to the local retailer or the kabadiwallah, we are all ready to put in that extra effort of separating the recyclables from the waste largely because it brings us monetary benefits. What we must realize and remember is that if we follow the 3Rs of Reuse, Reduce and Recycle in our daily life, it will definitely benefit our society while also helping us save money. Looking at the waste load generated by our civilization today and the very limited capacity we ...
An Interview With V.K. Jain of Tapas NGO on the Banning of Polythene Bags in Delhi

An Interview With V.K. Jain of Tapas NGO on the Banning of Polythene Bags in Delhi

Green Personas
The non-biodegradable polythene bag was banned in Delhi in January 2009. While a blanket ban on plastic was never going to be easy, biodegradable carry bag alternatives that emerged after the ban helped bring about a green change in the city. A PIL filed by Tapas NGO in the Delhi High Court was instrumental in the banning of the plastic bag. Jincy Joy at Delhi Greens speaks to Mr. V.K. Jain, Founder of Tapas NGO on the journey from filing the PIL to ensuring the implementation of the ban. Jiny Joy: A warm greetings from Delhi Greens and thank you for the opportunity to interact with you on the initiatives you have been taking to protect the environment through both legal and awareness generation means. V. K. Jain: Thank you! Jincy Joy: Since when have you been working on environme...

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