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Plastic pollution is poisoning oceans

Plastic pollution is poisoning oceans

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 across the world.

Miss Cordie Aziz, the Founder of Environment360, an environment NGO which creates incentives for collecting waste for recycling, said the environment was connected to the health of the people and there was the need to keep it clean.

Ahead of Earth Day activities, the Environment Department also ran a plastic bottle collection drive, with collection boxes were delivered to schools, government entities and private companies to encourage them to contribute their used bottles to the event.

According to him, plastic pollution is now an ever-present challenge.

The UK has made a number of moves towards dealing with the plastic problem in recent years, including charges for plastic bags in shops and various coffee chains and supermarkets pledging to recycle coffee cups.

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The game finished with a total of 221 points, which was just 5 points above the projected point total of 216 points. The Trail Blazers were done in by mediocre perimeter shooting, soft defense and a slew of turnovers in Game 3.

The Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST), CHTA's nonprofit affiliate, continues to offer tourism enterprises and communities sustainability resources and share best practices to end the irresponsible dumping of plastics across the Caribbean.

From poisoning and injuring marine life to the ubiquitous presence of plastics in our food to disrupting human hormones and causing major life-threatening diseases and early puberty, the exponential growth of plastics is threatening our planet's survival.

The movement is focusing on a multi-year campaign to end plastic pollution. We also salute the destinations that have already begun to ban plastic checkout bags for groceries or other merchandise.

The daylong event organised by Earth Day Bengaluru at The Arts Village, St Mark's Road, exhibited some eco-friendly ecosystems in urban areas through various stalls, workshops and movie screenings. Talking about attempts to end plastic pollution on Earth Day, sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik is using his remarkable talent to spread the important message. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.


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