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Need to revisit consumption patterns to reduce ecological impact: PM Modi

Recycling and reusing things, eliminating waste, and improving resource efficiency must become part of our lifestyles, Modi said

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Nikunj Ohri New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that a re-look is needed at our consumption patterns to reduce their ecological impact as consumption-oriented economic models have put a great strain on the planet.

He said it was just not enough to make our production processes more efficient and less polluting.

Recycling and reusing things, eliminating waste, and improving resource efficiency must become part of our lifestyles, Modi said.


"This can be a key step in solving many of our challenges," Modi said at the

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First Published: Feb 19 2021 | 11:39 AM IST

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