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This Bacteria Eats Plastic!

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. A team of...

Moving Towards a World Without Plastic

Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing environmental issues and consumers are increasingly critical of the packaging of products that they buy. Each year,...

Find Out Why Shopkeepers Discourage the Use of Reusable Bags Amid Pandemic

Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags...

Lesser Use of Carbon in Process by the Toy Manufacturers

Taking a toy out of the box can make a mess. Hardly eco-friendly, the process can yield more clutter from plastic and cardboard than the...

New Strain of Plastic-Eating Bacteria Found

By Zlatica Hoke German scientists say they have identified a strain of bacteria that is feeding on polyurethanes, a plastic resistant to biodegradation. This is an environment news. A team of researchers...

Coronavirus Stays On Plastic and Steel Surfaces for 3 Days: Study

The virus that causes COVID-19 remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols -- detectable for up to three hours in...

Bollywood Actress Bhumi Pednekar Urges People To Avoid Single Use Of Plastics

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar wants everyone to avoid single use of plastics. A climate change warrior, Bhumi took to Instagram to spread the word. She...

Researchers Create Incredibly Lightweight 18-Carat Gold Using Plastic Matrix

A good news for jewellry lovers. The objects of their desire may someday become much lighter, but without losing any of their glitter -...

Bangladesh Court Imposes Ban on Single-Use Plastic Products Across The Country

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday asked the government to ban single-use plastic products across the country within the next one year. The High Court bench...

Reckless Disposal Of Plastic Is The Real Issue: Expert

BY SHARON THAMBALA The increasing use of plastic in daily life is not a problem, but it's reckless disposal by stakeholders is the real issue,...

Now Flipkart to Collect Plastic Packaging from Doorstep

Flipkart on thursday announced the rollout of a new initiative that focuses on creating awareness among consumers on the proper disposal of plastic packaging...

One-man Campaign to Collect Plastic Waste which Pollutes River

Bence Pardy spent his summers as a child by Hungary's second main river, the Tisza. Waste. Now, at 32, he has given up his job...

Tupperware India to Stop Usage of Single-Use Plastic for Product Packaging

 Kitchenware and culinary brand Tupperware India has announced to stop the usage of single-use plastic for product packaging from October 1, and instead use...

MCG to Give Food Grains In-Exchange For Single-Use Plastic

In a bid to make city plastic free, Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) came up with exchange offer of taking single-use plastics from residents...

Himachal Pradesh To Buy-Back Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Monday gave its approval to the draft policy to buy-back non-recyclable plastic wastes and single-use plastics at a minimum...

UGC Issues Guidelines to Higher Education Institutions across India to Impose Ban on Single-Use Plastic

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued guidelines to higher education institutions across the country to impose a ban on single-use plastic. The move comes...

Flipkart Plans to Eliminate Single-use Plastic in Packaging by 2021

E-commerce major Flipkart on Thursday said it plans to eliminate single-use plastic in packaging and move towards a 100 per cent recycled plastic consumption...

Sri Lanka to Ban Coloured Plastic Water Bottles and Wrappers

Sri Lanka will soon ban coloured plastic water bottles and wrappers on drinking water bottles in order to protect the environment, officials said on...

Goa Tourism to Ban Single-Use Plastic Items

The state government is looking to amend the Goa Non Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, for banning single use of plastic in the coastal state,...

Cambodia Returns 1,600 Tons of Plastic Waste Exported from US, Canada

Cambodian authorities have announced plans to return 1,600 tons of plastic waste exported from the U.S. and Canada, according to a high-ranking official from...

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