Host Nation India Focuses On 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Theme

Like Living In Hell: Delhi Slum Drowning In Plastic Waste

To help reduce waste and fight climate change, the Government of Canada has taken significant steps and is planning important new measures to protect the environment and promote clean growth, here at home and overseas.

"While we don't have figures for their use here, what we do know is that plastic straws are nearly impossible to recycle because they of their size and lightness".

"On behalf of the Government of Canada, I encourage everyone to take action and #BeatPlasticPollution". He also told us that plastic waste is finding its way into the foods we eat because the waste is being consumed by livestock.

The use of plastics is ever increasing in pakistan and poses a serious threat to marine life and the environment.

Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma said that while Rs 350 crore was spent last year, this year Rs 650 crore was send to states under the environment protection programme.

December 1972, and was first celebrated in 1974 with a view to deepening environmental awareness and address concerns such as the depletion of the ozone layer, toxic chemicals, desertification and global warming.

- Avoid buying convenient foods packaged in plastics.

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Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage said the commitment is a significant step towards helping end plastic pollution.

He lamented that mankind has "become over-dependent on single use or disposable plastic with its attendant and severe environmental consequences".

"Every year, 500 billion plastic bags are used around the world, 13 million tonnes of plastic leak into the ocean and 17 million barrels of oil are used on plastic production". This year, India is the global host of the Wednesday in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with "Beat Plastic Pollution" as its theme. Marking the day, the Indian government announced its pledge to eliminate by 2022 all single use of plastics in India.

The environment ministry had said the pan-India events include cleanliness campaigns by state governments, cleaning of 24 beaches and 24 rivers in 19 states, making national parks and sanctuaries plastic free, media as well as social media campaigns and organising Envithon mini-marathons in five other cities, besides Delhi.

Participating in an awareness meeting organised by Karimnagar Municipal Corporation at Collectorate here, Collector Sarfaraz Ahmed called upon the people to take measures to protect environment.

Environment Ministers, representatives from United Nations and members from various industry bodies will be among the various dignitaries attending the event. He will also visit the exhibition set up on the occasion at the Rajpath lawns.

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