The danger posed by single-use plastic products to human and animal health should never be underestimated. United Nations officials have been repeatedly urging everyone
It’s quite tiring to keep reading about plastic waste and what we are doing to the planet. It is true that such articles cause awareness but there is an important aspect
The New Year rings in a welcome change for many of us in the UAE, especially for those who will be moving in and out of the Dubai airports. The premises will be bereft
The oceans are a repository of valuable sustenance not only for marine creatures, but also for human beings. Unfortunately, global warming and toxic plastic are endangering
The coronavirus pandemic has turned many things on its head, and the use of plastic is one of them. Just when many thought it was harmful for society, single-use plastic is staging a comeback, be it for throwaway face masks or gloves.
If at all anything, the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply reminded the world of how intimately connected are humans to one another and also nature.
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.
Even as the report about protecting the earth is written, all over the world, the added waste due to coronavirus is causing more destruction to the planet. There have been images on the internet of discarded masks lying all over the streets. While the material of the masks maybe degradable, the elastic bands that hold the mask on are not (“Protecting Earth from further damage is duty of all: Officials,” June 5, Gulf Today).
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.