What is the plastic ban in Maharashtra all about?

Context The Maharashtra government began enforcing a ban on plastic, a decision it announced in March. On World Environment Day, June 5, India was the host nation, with the theme for this year being ‘Beat plastic pollution.’ What is the plan? On March 23, the government issued a notification banning Read More …

How copper smelting pollutes?

About Copper Smelting: Copper, while an essential nutrient, is toxic to animals and humans in high concentrations. The main pollutants are released by the process of smelting. Most copper ores are sulphur-based and smelting releases sulphur dioxide, an air pollutant known to have many harmful effects. Sometimes, depending on the Read More …