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Manthan – Use bins for plastic waste…

60% of the plastic-waste collected and segregated gets recycled while the balance 40% adds to plastic pollution. Ultimately, what we do at an individual level will make the difference. Interestingly, The Business city, Bombay has taken a major step towards arresting pollution.  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has already set up ... Read More »

Manthan – Say ‘NO’ to Plastic Straws

The Change begins with ME and soon becomes WE – actually just a flip of putting the foot down… A small plastic straw might be something that comes with most beverages that we order, like juice and soft drinks. Remember how many times you have kept the straws aside and ... Read More »

The fate of plastic in the oceans

The oceans contain large numbers of particles of biological origin, including, for example, living and dead plankton organisms and their faecal material. These so-called biogenic particles interact with each other and often form lumps, or scientifically correct aggregates, many of which sink down in the water column. In addition to ... Read More »

Infinitely recyclable ‘plastic’ invented by scientists

Plastics are cheap, lightweight and long-lasting. For these same reasons, plastics waste in causing major environmental problems around the globe. Researchers from Colorado State University in the US discovered a polymer with many of the same characteristics we enjoy in plastics, such as light weight, heat resistance, strength and durability. ... Read More »

Nawaplastic acquires additional stakes in Vietnam’s Binh Minh Plastic

5/3/2018 – Nawaplastic Industries (Saraburi), a subsidiary of Thailand’s Siam Cement Group (SCG) has registered to purchase an additional 29.51 percent stake in Vietnamese plastic producer Binh Minh Plastic JSC (BMP). The 29.51 percent stake in BMP represented by 24 million shares previously offloaded by Vietnam’s sovereign wealth fund State ... Read More »