Thursday, 18 October, 2018

India in clean energy push: Narendra Modi

India in clean energy push: Narendra Modi India in clean energy push: Narendra Modi
Grady Vargas | 07 June, 2018, 12:26

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's achievements in the field of environment, he said that the global community believes that India will achieve its pre-2020 or COP21 targets before time.

This year the day was running under the theme of "Beat Plastic Pollution".

Celebrating World Environment Day today, the inhabitants of Jindal Nagar pledged to "Beat Plastic Pollution" in their day to day life.

Wijarn Simachaya, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, said government offices should serve as role models for businesses and the public by leading by example and creating public awareness of how changing patterns of behaviour and consumption can easily lessen our reliance on plastics.

More than 64,000 tonnes of plastic packaging is disposed of in household general waste bins and sent to landfill in Scotland each year, costing around £11 million.

"These companies have drawn a line in the sand, pledging to do their bit to stem the tide of plastic waste and plastic pollution", Sage said.

Some 150 million tonnes of plastic litter the seas across the world and 8 million more are added every year, largely as a result of the world's addiction to disposable and single-use goods.

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This was contained in a statement to mark the 2018 World Environment Day with the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution: If You Can't Reuse it, Refuse it" signed by the national president, Ahmed Sanda and the publicity coordinator, Engr Mamoud Abubakar. And one out of five plastic bottles is recycled.

More than 73 million toilets have been built across the country, according to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Many other African counties have launched initiatives to put an end to the plastic bag hazard.

In another post, her team posted a video in support of the same and shared a very heartfelt message, "In 30 years, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Anyone can help change mindset as a way to keep supporting our country make progress toward clean environment", he said.

Ruhamya urged Rwandans to reject using single-use plastics including plastic straws, cups, plates and bottles, and find sustainable alternatives.

It is only then that we can unite to eradicate the plastic pollution that prevails in the society.

On practical solutions to reduce plastics, Madam Aziz reiterated the need to focus on educating people on the harmful effect of plastics and how to handle it using new and intensive methods. This should be started from our youth and students by making it part of our syllabus highlighting in detail how these plastic bags pose many a risk to our health and environment at large.

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