Exploring alternatives to plastic is more important than ever
WHO report calls for more effective, binding action to protect children from growing health threat
They sought withdrawal of 15% VAT from locally made plastic toys
Bangladesh became the first country in the world to ban plastic and polythene bags in 2002
People in Bangladesh throw away around 87,000 tons of single-use plastic items every year
Plastics are everywhere in our lives. Is there a way out?
PET may solve our plastic problem
Plastic cups to be replaced in a bid to reduce environmental pollution
Sri Lanka's elephant population has declined to about 7,000 according to the latest census
Internal blockages caused by the plastic can prevent animals from being able to eat
What is required is commitment to the golden fibre
Climate change accelerating risk of groundwater contamination
Egypt, Italy and Turkey are the countries that release the most plastic into the sea
Such a move will not only protect the environment, but will also help us economically
Canadians throw away three million tons of plastic waste each year, including 15 billion bags annually,...
The scientists said areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the...
Already since 1950, the world has created 6.3 billion tons of plastic waste, 91% of which has never been...
North America, Europe and East Asia consume almost two-thirds of the world's plastics, the report...
Malaysia was one of the leading consumers of plastic packaging, at around 16 kg per person each
Sources say there are about 8,000 tea stalls in Abhaynagar and an estimated 100,000 cups of tea are sold...
The researchers estimated that the Atlantic now contains between 17 and 47 million tons of plastic
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