In Chennai, App-Based Smart Trash Cans To Increase Plastic Recycling
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 2:48 PM
As part of World Environmental Day celebrations today, a Chennai-based waste management company has launched a mobile app-based smart trashcans in a bid to motivate residents to come forward and dispose plastic bottles for recycling. Smart trashcans project will be functional on June 23 in city's Mylapore area, enabling residents to identify smart trash cans in the neighborhood for plastic disposal.
Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Sand Turtle On World Environment Day
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 2:35 PM
Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a huge sand turtle at Puri beach on the occasion of World Environment Day today with a message to curb plastic pollution. Mr Pattnaik said he has "created the 55 ft long 30 ft wide sand sculpture of turtle by using about 30 tonne of sand with some colour sand."
Dia Mirza, Alia Bhatt, Saina Nehwal lead 'Beat Plastic Pollution'
Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 12:19 PM
As the world is gearing up to observe World Environment Day, celebrities are coming together to join their forces and spearhead change, urging people to go green. With a moto of banning single-use plastic, celebrities are showing how they're making the switch from single-use plastic. To let the campaign Beat Plastic Pollution thrive, they are also challenging three friends to do the same.