Encouraging public activism, Country Director, Oxfam in Pakistan Mohammed Qazilbash said the campaign is an effort to shed light on the threats emerging from plastic pollution, "Using an excessive amount of single-use plastics in our daily lives is devastating the environment".
This global outlook, developed in cooperation with the Indian government, presents case studies from more than 60 countries.
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Prof Frimpong-Boateng said Ghana was taking various measures in dealing with the plastic waste menace, announcing that the country, was developing a policy was to guide the use of plastics, and that would be heralded by an environmental education and awareness creation among the citizenry.
"These companies have drawn a line in the sand, pledging to do their bit to stem the tide of plastic waste and plastic pollution", Ms Sage said. Plastic isn't the problem.
However, the report also cites a fundamental need for broader cooperation from business and private sector stakeholders, offering a roadmap for upstream solutions, including extended producer responsibility and incentives for adoption of a more circular economy approach to plastic production and consumption. In total, 50 per cent of the plastic is of single use.
Wednesday is a time UN Environment seeks to make the biggest global call and environmental mobilization for action on 5 June every year.
He made the appeal not only in consonance with this year's theme "Beat Plastic Pollution" of World Environment Day to be celebrated on June 5, but also in preparation for the rainy season. Common environmental issues include air and water pollution, loss of biodiversity and climate change. The worst of the rubbish is clearly the non-biodegradable plastic and the city generates around 400 tonnes of it every day, according to the BBMP. "Let us all join together to beat plastic pollution and make this planet a better place to live".
Plastic clogging sewers - a major problem in Delhi and slums across the developing world - can spread disease or wind up in the stomachs of animals, the United Nations said. Thus one can say that the plastic pollution calls for the dire attention of the global population and that too with a good cause.
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And nearly three-quarters (72%) think supermarkets are not doing enough about packaging to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, the survey by Populus for Greenpeace showed.