“Annually, approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide with more than one million bags used every minute.” “A plastic bag just has an average…
Zero Waste Himalaya
Mahatma Gandhi has made a huge impact in promoting environmental sensibility and sustainable living among Indians.
Talking Trash India, called on the need for plastic industry to take responsibility for the packaging waste.
The Dumping Chute is burning in Darjeeling and there has been some amount of talk about it, not as much as I expected but also a bit more than the previous years.
Just as we reached, a truckload came in, and after a minute another. The rains had subsided to a light drizzle but the fog remained. We stepped to the side and watched the drivers expertly manoeuvre their vehicles in a practised manner, edging the back tyres just above the precipice. The backs of the trucks were opened up and the workers rapidly pitchforked the contents down the edge. At such a place, there was no dilly-dallying, for the stench was overpowering and flies swarmed, a thick black on the bonnet of the trucks.
Environment activists, community groups, and local organizations join hands to celebrate World Environment Day 2019 with The Himalayan Cleanup challenge.