A Roadmap To Reduce Plastic Waste In India Released

The roadmap envisions a future where, by 2035, two-thirds of all plastics could be recycled, single-use plastics phased out, and plastic waste diverted into resources, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality

By Outlook Planet Desk 09/12/2023

Circular Economy Holds Centre-Stage At Waste To Wealth Conference

Leaders recommend pathways to a sustainable future through collaboration, innovation, and circular economy principles at the 8th International Waste to Worth Conference

By Outlook Planet Desk 07/12/2023

Negotiations Resume On Global Treaty On Plastic Pollution

Based on the previous zero draft, the talks seek to shape a transformative path to tackle plastic pollution across its entire lifecycle

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/11/2023

21.8% Of Delhi’s Plastic Goes To Landfills

Around 60% plastic waste is processed in Waste to Energy (WTE) plants and 18.2% is recycled, according to a CPCB report on alternatives of single use plastic 

By Outlook Planet Desk 23/08/2023

Five Indian Young People Among 2023 International Young Eco-Hero Award Winners

"All of this year's young climate champions are proving one thing loud and clear: the next generation of leaders has arrived, and they're unleashing their power on a global scale to tackle the climate crisis head-on," said Beryl Kay, president of Action for...

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/08/2023

New Global Initiative To Uplift Informal Workers In Plastic Waste Value Chain

By convening and facilitating all value chain actors to adopt harmonized responsible sourcing practices, the initiative has set targets to improve livelihoods for an estimated 50,000 informal waste workers

By Outlook Planet Desk 30/06/2023

The Plastic Paradox

Most of the focus is on treating plastic waste as a management problem, but it is equally important to regulate the supply and consumption of raw materials in manufacturing

By Atin Biswas 31/05/2023

100 MMT Of Single-Use Plastic Need To Be Dealt With Annually By 2040: UNEP 

Plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy and market shifts using existing technologies, according to a new report by UNEP

By Outlook Planet Desk 18/05/2023

Will A Nationwide Ban On Single-Use Plastic From July Kill The Polluting Monster?

As the Centre gears up to implement a nationwide ban on single-use plastic from July 1, experts tell us we need to go beyond bans to take on the plastic menace

By Shailaja Tripathi 02/06/2022

Countries Agree To Target Plastic Pollution By Force At UN Meet, Indian Proposal Not Included

The UNEP resolution, endorsed by representatives from 175 nations in Nairobi, will be implemented through an internationally binding agreement and address the full lifecycle of plastic, including its production, design and disposal

By Shailja Tripathi 03/03/2022