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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Single use plastic

SINGLE USE PLASTIC NEWS

Guidelines on plastic management ready, to be rolled out in six months: Govt

December 05, 2019 2:02 am

Under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, it is mandatory for companies to ensure that their plastic does not reach landfills or end up on streets.

25,000 tonnes of plastic waste generated everyday in India, 40 per cent uncollected: Govt

November 22, 2019 10:45 pm

"Due to its durability, strength, inert behaviour and low cost, plastic emerged as one of the most reliable packaging material for the industries. As an outcome, the increase in demand for plastic has indirectly resulted into the challenge of plastic waste management," Javadekar said.

The last straw

November 03, 2019 12:18 pm

Meet the tribe of Indians trying to live plastic-free and sustainably

Use of single-use plastic needs to be minimised, but the larger problem also needs to be attended to

October 30, 2019 10:03 am

Single-use plastic is only part of what is truly a massive challenge, and that is the management of all kinds of plastic waste.

This Tripura man has a solution to recycle single-use plastic waste into locomotive fuel

October 18, 2019 10:37 pm

He claims to have devised a working prototype for recycling single-use plastic waste into natural gas and a hydrocarbon compound, which can be used as locomotive fuel. For the sceptics, he gives demonstrations to make his point.

Easy tips to do away with plastic from your daily life

October 13, 2019 3:55 pm

Wondering how is it possible to do away with plastic? Here are some easy ways to get rid of plastic while switching to eco-friendly methods.

Ganga basin covers nearly 40% of India, has big role in carrying trash from source to sea: Heather Koldewey

October 10, 2019 4:10 pm

"The reason why plastic pollution has got so much attention is that science has shown the scale of the problem. Every single place that any marine scientist has ever looked, they have found plastic everywhere," she said.