The United Nations warns that 360 million tonnes of plastic is produced each year, and levels are set to nearly double to 619 million tonnes by 2030, with cigarette butts, drinks bottles and caps and food wrappers the most common single-use plastics.
Badminton star Saina Nehwal posted: "The movement to beat plastic pollution is growing and I urge you to http://join.You can#BeatPlasticPollution by sharing a video or photo on this #WorldEnvironmentDay.I would like to challenge my friends to spread this initiative @parupallik @PRANNOYHSPRI @GuruSaiDutt1". Plastic isn't the problem.
Speaking of plastic waste alone, approximately 900,000 tonnes of PET - used to make soft drink bottles, furniture, carpet, paneling, etc. - was produced in India in 2015-16, as reported by the National Chemical Laboratory.
But there needs to be broader work with businesses to extend the responsibility of producers for their waste, and to create incentives for a more sustainable approach to plastic production and consumption. But not much seems to have been learnt from that experience with SWDs in many parts of the city still used as a dumping ground for plastic and other waste of industries, malls and homes.
The celebration of WorldEnvironment Day started in 1974 with the objective of raising awareness, supporting action and driving change.
"Beat Plastic Pollution" is this year's World Environment Day theme.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that there would be more plastic than fish by 2050 if the present trends continue. It hardly happens that we do not encounter plastic in some or the other form. Later this week at the G7 Summit, we will bring world leaders together to discuss how we can reduce plastic pollution, tackle climate change, and improve the health of the world's oceans.
"Plastic pollution is a huge issue everywhere", U.N. Environment chief Erik Solheim told The Associated Press in an interview.
"About100,000 marine animals are killed by plastics and 83 per cent of tap water are found to contain plastic particles".
Dr Molewa has reiterated sentiment expressed during the Department's Budget Vote speech last month, that South Africa was committed to minimizing plastic pollution and that the DEA is looking at introducing a raft of measures to curb plastic pollution.
Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto renewed their commitment to NAFTA last week after the tariffs were imposed. Trump announced the tariffs in March, saying they were necessary to protect the United States from unfair competition.
But Aulas has revealed that the transfer is not close and is unlikely to happen before the start of the World Cup next Thursday. Fekir is due to fly to Russian Federation with France's World Cup squad after their game against the U.S. on Saturday.
The popular actress is set to play Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web , which is based on the book of the same name. Sony's Columbia Pictures retains the rights to all future Millennium Series books.
Developer betas are available now, and the full version of macOS Mojave will be available to users in the Fall. Thanks to Screen Time, parents will now be able to monitor how much time their kids spend on certain apps.
There is no doubt, though, that Trudeau is upset that the USA would invoke security concerns as justification for the tariffs. Trudeau and Trump may lock horns again in La Malbaie, Que., where the prime minister will host the G7 summit June 8 and 9.
As we learned from a story from KIIITV journo Marissa Cummings , the snake injected a huge amount of venom into the man. He was raced to hospital and given 26 doses of anti-venom. "He had to rip the snake's head off", Jennifer said".
The Rajinikanth-starrer will hit the screens on Thursday, following judicial intervention from three different courts. The film will be screened without any unpleasant incident between police tight security.
Holden said, "Due to health reasons, David Koch will be resigning from the board of Americans for Prosperity Foundation". David, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer nearly two decades ago, is the executive vice president at Koch Industries.
Yabut allegedly stole the vehicle at about 7:50 p.m. and was taken into custody at about 9:40 p.m., according to NBC 12. Police declined to comment on Yabut's motive for stealing the vehicle from Fort Pickett Tuesday evening.
The event consisted of 36 holes played in one day with Millar finishing seven shots behind the final qualifier Paul Waring. It will be Wilkinson's second US Open appearance after he finished tied for 61st two years ago at Oakmont Country Club.
In addition to finding organic molecules in the rocks in Gale Crater , rover scientists are reporting another intriguing finding. Over five years, Curiosity has used its Tunable Laser Spectrometer to measure methane in the atmosphere at the Gale crater.
Much of the research will focus on the build-up in the Pacific of "plastic smog", containing billions of pieces of microplastic. People can follow Lecomte's progress and his location's weather conditions on a live tracker .
Our soldiers stand shoulder to shoulder to defend liberty and our values", Macron said. "Donald, please, '" Trump said. The G7 groups Canada, the United States, Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany.
If users did not notice the new default suggestion, they unwittingly sent their post to a broader audience than they had intended. The bug apparently happened because Facebook was building a new "featured items" option that highlights content on profiles.
Archibong also said that these cases were "very different" from the use of data by third party developers in the Cambridge row. Apple, Samsung and Microsoft did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Grealish is likely to provide Villa's biggest cash boost to the coffers as the club look to stabilize after years of overspending. But he now has no intention of selling, although there are at least three parties interested in the Sky Bet Championship club.
The trust fund for Medicare is set to become insolvent in 2026 - three years earlier than last year's official projection. The projections are the first from the administration since Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax cut into law in December.
Hitman 2's price is Rs. 1,349 for the standard edition, Rs. 1,749 for the Silver Edition, and Rs. 2,099 for the Gold Edition. The game will include several global locations, including Miami, which is the settings for today's reveal.
But according to Marca , Madrid have told Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes that they are unwilling to match the player's demands. Ronaldo was the main man on the 2018 edition and it seems that he will also repeat this in 2019.
On behalf of the CFDA, CEO Steven Kolb and designer Diane von Furstenberg released a statement to say they felt "devastated". You can hear more details about Kate's tragic passing on HollywoodLife's most recent podcast, which you can listen to here.
It means that BT will, for the first time, be able to screen show multiple midweek Premier League matches on the same evening. The rivalry between Sky and BT in recent years has resulted in huge price inflation of 70% at each of the past two auctions.