"This India of our dreams (New India) will be single-use plastic free", said Vardhan amid applause from the gathering here at Vigyan Bhawan where the PM later emphasised on India's commitment towards protecting environment.
He said India was his choice to host this year's "World Environment Day" due to a variety of reasons, including its vast population and fast economic growth.
He praised India for its growing focus on environmental protection but also noted that while traveling in the country he'd seen "some of the most attractive scenic places, but destroyed by plastic pollution". Are you with me to try every bit to eliminate all single use plastic from our world?
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"Small litters like candy wrappers end up in our oceans".
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He said: "We are flagging off the occasion with a walk and we want to involve everyone because we all have roles to play in taking care of the environment".
The 20 feet long art work with a message "Beat Plastic Pollution" was created by Sahoo in a bid to create awareness among people to prevent the massive use of plastic to prevent pollution of earth.
As part of 2018 World Environment Day, the Senior Management and staff of the Bank signed a "Pledge Board" to reduce plastic waste and ensure a better and healthier workplace environment.
Since it was first celebrated in 1974, the Day has helped raise awareness and generate political momentum around global environmental concerns such as ozone depletion, desertification and global warming.
"Plastic pollution is a huge issue everywhere", U.N. Environment chief Erik Solheim told The Associated Press in an interview.
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Rotondo lost custody and unsupervised visitation with his son in 2017. "I don't have to guess what's behind Door No. 1". Notorious millennial mooch Michael Rotondo finally left his parents' home just hours before he was about to be evicted.
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.
One such programme, in line with the objectives of the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS), is the Recycling Enterprise Support Programme (RESP).Through this, we provide developmental funding for projects in the form of start-up grants. Similarly, we have seen that introducing natural ways of farming not only makes farming sustainable but also effectively checks the trend of plastic pollution spreading in rural areas through plastic mulch.
"Only 9 percent of the 9 billion tonnes of plastic the world has ever produced has been recycled", the report said.
Hundreds of Rwandans on Sunday marched in the capital city of Kigali to encourage the public to join the effort to address plastic pollution.
"World Environment Day will therefore be a celebration and a call to action and leadership".
Donut Day Indy Celebrates Local Bakeries, Salvation Army Tradition
All you have to do is enter for a chance to win prizes including the honorary title, $5,000 and a year's supply of doughnuts. You can only get one per customer, though, so if you want your friends to have one, they'll have to come with you.