Shrinath Flexipack, India’s leading manufacturer of plastic packaging materials has finalised an agreement to build its first factory in the Middle East at Kizad.
Largely to blame is the coronavirus and the response to ward it off — the masks, gloves and other plastic-based items, many of which are now ending up in our oceans — already strewn with the slow-to-degrade detritus of a constantly growing industry. Masks, visors, gloves or screens ... all are crucial accessories to keep COVID-19 at bay.
Baby bottles made with polypropylene can release up to 16 million microplastics, and trillions of even smaller nanoplastics, per litre, the study found.
By 2050, weight of plastic waste could ‘far exceed’ that of fish in all oceans, report says.
The country generates around four million tonnes of plastic waste per year, about a third of which is not recycled and ends up in waterways and landfills that regularly catch fire and exacerbate air pollution.
As parents one thing we need to vouch for is to provide children with a cleaner and greener environment to live happily and to raise healthy kids of their own.
Trained in painting and drawing in the United States and Italy, Nissan decided to collect and repurpose the trash to create art -- often collages themed on women's faces, flowers and Oriental motifs.
After finding out that Indonesia was the second biggest contributor of marine plastic pollution, sisters Melati and Isabel decided to do something about it by cleaning up Bali.
A packaging material that is made from the plant has been developed by a Mexican researcher and is offering a promising solution to one of the world's biggest pollution conundrums.