Press Release: How safe is recycled plastic?

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 18:57
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Plastic pollution is a wicked problem, posing a challenge that currently seems to surpass our ability to tackle it. To tackle it we need collective, and collaborative efforts of producers, citizens, policymakers, and governance systems. At the forefront of such efforts, taking responsibility for the waste they create, should be the producers. However, one cannot think of recycling or tout it as a solution to the plastic litter problem owing to its severe limitations technically and effects on health.

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Covid 19

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 15:13
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Many disease-causing organisms are influenced by environmental factors like temperature, rainfall & humidity, which are in turn influenced by #ClimateChange. This has been a major driver for the spread of infectious diseases including #COVID19 as per Science of the Total Environment journal #ActOnClimate 

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A study on street vendors usage, consumption, and awareness on reused cooking Oils in Tamil Nadu

Mon, 10/01/2022 - 17:07

CAG has been working towards effective implementation of the trans fat regulations    in Tamil Nadu. Artificially produced trans fats like vanaspati, margarine, bakery shortenings, are harmful as they are major contributors to non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, cancer, etc. Used cooking oil is also an important source of trans fat. Experts say that during repeated frying   , many properties of oil are altered.

Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Safety Check

Mon, 10/01/2022 - 13:10
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Two wheelers fall under the primary category of vehicles involved in road crashes and are also the most sold vehicle in India. As consumers, make "safety" a deal breaker while buying your first vehicle.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife 

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Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Use of Technology

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:55
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Technology is undoubtedly the way forward for effective enforcement. Proven examples from Chennai city should be taken as a reference point to optimise the use of electronic monitoring & enforcement.

#RoadSafety #SafeRoadsTamilNadu #CommitToAct #StreetsForLife

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Impact on Children's Mental Health

Thu, 06/01/2022 - 17:49
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According to Environmental Health Perspectives, from birth to age 5, children are highly vulnerable to #ClimateChange related infectious disease, environmental toxins, heat exposure & dehydration and these interact with & increase mental health vulnerability. #ActOnClimate #MentalHealthMatters

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