Beating plastic pollution and transitioning to sustainable waste management practices requires a strong enabling environment involving all stakeholders including policy-makers, informal and formal waste and resource management actors as well as civil society organizations.
India is the global host this year and the theme is Beat Plastic Pollution. "Time has come for every individual to join the campaign to end single-use plastic and protect the environment".
Up to five trillion grocery bags are used each year and like most plastic garbage barely any is recycled, the United Nations said Tuesday as it warned the world was choking on trash.
He spoke about the menaces of Plastic on environment.
Millions of people from over 100 countries including Brunei Darussalam have taken part over the years, helping drive change in consumption habits as well as in national and global environmental policy.
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He pointed out that the government has given forty million new cooking gas connections in the last two years, while over three hundred million LED bulbs were installed across India which have saved electricity and prevented additional amounts of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere.
The United Nation (UN) has designated June 5 to celebrate World Environment Day, every year. "I would like to announce that MoD is committed in implementing the initiative to make it the first plastic bottle free ministry", said Dato Seri Paduka Awang Haji Suhaimi.
He said these nano plastics enter the body through food and water intake and can not digest but piles up in the stomach.
The study, billed as the most comprehensive review of government action to curb single-use plastics, said up to 5 trillion plastic bags were used worldwide each year. 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. The campaign slowly grew from two people to thousands of volunteers who work every day to ensure the litter does not turn into marine debris.
On Twitter, Guterres pledged to abolish the use of plastic bottles in his office, and he did that starting on Monday, removing all plastic bottles from his office, conference rooms and Department for Public Information.
In India, plastic has been found inside dead cows while a whale in Thailand died after consuming waste bags.