plastic pollution

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  • $240m earmarked to reduce pollution, natural resources degradation 2020-08-19 20:30

    $240m earmarked to reduce pollution, natural resources degradation

    TEHRAN – Some 10 trillion rials (nearly $240 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been allocated in order to reduce pollution and prevent the destruction of natural resources in the country.

  • Iran takes step to reduce plastic bags 2020-07-10 23:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Save the planet: Iran takes step to reduce plastic bags

    TEHRAN – In Iran, over 1 million tons of plastic bags are produced annually, while its shelf life is less than 10 minutes, but they remain in nature for hundreds of years. Fortunately, the Department of Environment has drafted a bill and sent it to the government for approval to reduce the consumption of plastic bags.

  • Tehran Municipality installs RVMs to contain plastic pollution 2019-07-21 21:52

    Tehran Municipality installs RVMs to contain plastic pollution

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has installed 50 reverse vending machines (RVMs) across the capital to encourage the citizens to contain plastic pollution and promote waste segregation at source, YJC reported on Sunday.

  • ‘3,000 tons of plastic waste is produced daily in Iran’ 2019-07-08 19:58

    ‘3,000 tons of plastic waste is produced daily in Iran’

    TEHRAN – The use of plastic is on the rise among Iranians, as over 3,000 tons of plastic waste is generated per day in the country, the director of environment and sustainable development department of Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Iran, Norway to enhance co-op in environmental issues 2019-05-14 22:02

    Iran, Norway to enhance co-op in environmental issues

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) chief, Issa Kalantari, and Norway’s ambassador to Iran, Lars Nordum, discussed increased cooperation on environmental issues during a meeting held on Monday.