Biruta also said that the Ministry of Environment and partners are in the process of revising the plastics law to reduce single use plastics and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of plastic recycling in the country.
Bhubaneswar: Each World Environment Day is organised around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern.
This global outlook, developed in cooperation with the Indian government, presents case studies from more than 60 countries.
There is a rubbish truck full of plastic entering our oceans every minute, with plastic packaging use predicted to double by 2020 and quadruple by 2050, while globally, the level of recycling is only around 14% - it's clear we can not recycle our way out of this problem. Alongside, Hyundai Dealer Workshops will conduct environment friendly activities to engage and create awareness among the customers & employees for the reduction in use of plastics, usage of LED's that consume up to 80% less energy and Proper disposal of waste material.
Shah said volunteers have cleared nearly 15 million kilograms of plastic from the beach near his home in the past three weeks. Plastic isn't the problem.
A ban on disposable plastics in New Delhi, for instance, has had only limited impact "because of poor enforcement", the report said.
"Signing the declaration is a significant and important step towards reducing the amount of plastic that we produce and helping end plastic pollution". I urge everyone to ban single-use plastic bags.
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"We solicit for your collaboration and support in educating and informing our people on the giant strides this administration is doing in the Environment sector".
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"Fifteen thousand tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day, 9,000 tonnes is collected and recycled, but 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste is not collected and remain littered", Javadekar said.
"Plastic pollution is particularly insidious because once plastics enter into the environment, they do not biodegrade, but simply break down into smaller pieces over time", says Minister Molewa.
The Minister said plastic menace was not only an environmental issue, but also a major socio-economic development challenge and clearly among the tragedies of the 21st century.
By 2050, it is estimated that there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.