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4 Oct 2019 - How can we prevent plastic polluting rivers and the ocean? Indian Prime Minister Modi has urged people to stop using single-use plastic country-wide. While many Indian cities are struggling to deal with plastic waste, one Himalayan village has shown the way in dealing with the problem. Lachun, in the northeastern state of Sikkim, has successfully banned single-use plastic and showcases eco-friendly alternatives.

Watch video here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-49897261/the-himalayan-village-that-confiscates-single-use-plastics

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Publication date: 
04/10/2019
Publication Organisation: 
BBC
Thematic Area: 
Marine pollution
Country/ies: 
India
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