Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari campaign for the #BeatPlasticPollution cause

James Marshall
June 6, 2018

Bollywood actors have come together to join the cause and say no to the use of plastics. The UN Environment council tweeted out, "You're it!" She captions, "All those contesting Maharashtra Government's ban on #singleuseplastics I want to ask you, WHY?" "There are so many things that we can do-from asking the restaurants you frequent to stop using plastic straws, to bringing your own coffee mug to work, to pressuring your local authorities to improve how they manage your city's waste". "Our health, water, soil, seas, nothing is spared".

Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein actress Dia Mirza recently posted a picture in which a large number of plastic bottles, that are harmful towards the environment, were scattered in an open area.

A group, Climate and Sustainable Development Network, CSDevNet has called on the Federal Government to go beyond rhetoric and mere sloganeering and set in motion the process of banning the single-use of plastic in Nigeria with a view to protecting the environment.

Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Erik Solheim said that environment was a people-centric problem in India.

Alia further challenged her friends from the industry like Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Arjun Kapoor and Varun Dhawan to take up the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge. Arjun further challenged Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, and Parineeti Chopra. "She captions the picture, "#BeatPlasticPollution by switching to steel or glass bottles today!

"Fifty percent of plastics in use are disposable or single-use type". Where everyone is going gaga over #HumFitTohIndiaFit challenge, one more challenge is going viral #BeatPlasticPollution, highlighting the ill-effects of plastic.

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