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People have to act upon laws enacted on pollution, environment matters, says Union minister

Ikpeazu said this on Tuesday during the commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day in Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU).

The Prime Minister called on people to join together to Beat Plastic Pollution and make the planet a better place to live.

Sade Nubi, a Senior Environmental Engineer with the Department of Works and Physical Planning, said that the event involved a walk for the environment and a presentation on beating plastic pollution on campus.

India generates about 25,940 tons of plastic and more than 97,000 tons of solid waste per day, according to the country's Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

During the awareness campaign, raising stint environmental activists expressed their views on plastic becoming an environmental hazard in both the rural and urban areas of Pakistan.

"Speaking on the menace of using plastic, in her earlier tweet, she said: "#BeatPlasticPollution by switching to steel or glass bottles today!

The issue will then be explored at a more local level with the award-winning documentary Baykeepers which follows Neil Blake on his journey to investigate the far-reaching impact of plastic waste on Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay.

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He is a Rhodes scholar with a doctoral degree in politics who traveled the world on humanitarian missions before joining the Navy. So even if Greitens had skated on all legal charges, he would likely still have faced impeachment. "I am not flawless ".

Also, many people are promoting the use of cloth bags over plasting and also by planting trees.

World Environment Day is observed internationally on June 5 every year under the auspices of United National Environment Programme (UNEP). "Let's say no to [d] isposable plastic items".

Otunta said that the 2018 World Environment Day celebration had presented the nation with another opportunity to increase its efforts towards checking plastic pollution.

"The developing world complains how it has exploited environment and thus ask for technology and finance, I feel this is important but environment won't be defended unless the society is motivated", he added.

The Secretary-General is participating in the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge, in which users pledged to replace single-use plastics with reusable alternatives.

He also pointed out that plastic pollution was now entering into the food chain and micro plastics had even entered basic things such as salt, bottled water and tap water. The global campaign of the U.N.to create awareness and urge companies, NGO's, communities and governments to tackle this heavy burden was highlighted on June 5 with the launch of a report from UN Environment. Guterres encouraged everyone to also stop using plastic products which are designed just to be thrown away such as plastic bottles.

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