When Parmar was asked if the Gujarat government planned to ban plastic, he said: "The issue needs careful consideration and we can not announce a plastic ban abruptly".
Take a selfie with a reusable alternative you're going to use in its place.
Actor Arjun Kapoor said:"It takes one small step to #BeatPlasticPollution!"
India produces more than 62 million tonnes of plastic waste every year, according to local reports, of which only 43 million tonnes is collected.
Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House
On the campaign trail, Trump called for a "total and complete" ban on Muslims entering the US. There were more than 50 guests. "That was something", he said.
Plastic pollution is one of the greatest threats to our planet's ecosystems today.
At the same time, five trillion of plastic bags are produced globally and they eventually end up at landfills, polluting the ground water, surface water and the entire environment.
According to the bank, it aims to celebrate the World Environment Day (WED) 2018, and the World Ocean Day (WOD) by raising awareness of its own staff as well as engage key partners.
"He said: "'#BeatPlasticPollution' is the motto of this year's World Environment Day.
Stating that trees were essential for the survival of human beings, Collector asked people to plant trees in a big way and help for the protection of environment. She said that we often talk about environmental issues, but there is a need to talk about solutions as well.
"Plastic pollution is now entering our food chain".
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"While we don't have figures for their use here, what we do know is that plastic straws are nearly impossible to recycle because they of their size and lightness". 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.
Some 150 million tonnes of plastic litter the seas across the world and 8 million more are added every year, largely as a result of the world's addiction to disposable and single-use goods.
Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy said the ministry launched in 2017 a new national initiative to reduce the consumption of plastic bags, and use biodegradable bags as well as long term bags.
Imran Sabir from Sepa said that people should stop the use of one-time plastic commodities, such as straws and cups, which would create a huge positive impact.
Hundreds of Rwandans on Sunday marched in the capital city of Kigali to encourage the public to join the effort to address plastic pollution.
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Del Potro got back to the semifinals in Paris for the first time since 2009. "So tomorrow is going to be a big challenge for me. I knew I needed to keep swinging no matter what, even if it was very close, so that's what I did.