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India pledges to ditch single-use plastic by 2022

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INDIA’S Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week made the ambitious commitment of eliminating all single-use plastic in the country by 2022.

The country of 1.3 billion people hosted World Environment Day on Tuesday, the theme of which was ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. The unprecedented announcement will see India move away from single use plastics, where it currently generates 5.6 million tonnes of plastic each year.

“It is the duty of each one of us, to ensure that the quest for........

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