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For the sake of the environment

For the sake of the environment

Editorial

Thu, Jan 23 2020

What citizens want is a cleaner, more sustainable Dhaka

China moves to phase out single-use...

China moves to phase out single-use...

East Asia

Sun, Jan 19 2020

Markets selling fresh produce will be exempt from the ban until 2025

Is plastic a problem?

Is plastic a problem?

Sushanto Biswas

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Applying the logic of Chesterton’s Fence

Banning plastic is the right idea

Banning plastic is the right idea

Editorial

Tue, Jan 7 2020

For too long, the unchecked use of plastic has wreaked havoc on our country

Empty gestures on climate change

Empty gestures on climate change

Anik Kabir

Fri, Dec 27 2019

Why individual action is not enough

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Editorial

Tue, Dec 17 2019

For too long, the unchecked use of plastic and mismanagement of the ensuing waste in our country has...

3m used plastic items displayed to pay...

3m used plastic items displayed to pay...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 16 2019

A nineteen feet wide and seventy-one feet longboat is under construction using the plastic bottles to...

Jute to the rescue

Jute to the rescue

Editorial

Sat, Nov 30 2019

There is no reason why jute-based products from Bangladesh cannot be a formidable presence in the world...

Ditch the plastic  to save the...

Ditch the plastic to save the...

Editorial

Thu, Nov 21 2019

Bangladesh has a chance to play a major part in the reduction of plastic pollution

Global Plastic Crisis: Nat Geo team...

Global Plastic Crisis: Nat Geo team...

Environment

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Using the data they collect, the team will work with local and national partners to inform solutions,...

Tackling the problem of plastic

Tackling the problem of plastic

Editorial

Sun, Nov 3 2019

Bangladesh is responsible for 20,000 metric tons of plastic waste

Plastic is a problem

Plastic is a problem

Editorial

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Finding solutions which will be effective in the long run is crucial

I tried to give up plastic for a month...

I tried to give up plastic for a month...

Climate Change

Tue, Sep 24 2019

Throughout history, human beings have demonstrated a seemingly innate desire to leave their mark on the...

Saving the environment requires...

Saving the environment requires...

Editorial

Thu, Aug 22 2019

Clearly there is a lot for us to do

Everest region bans single-use...

Everest region bans single-use...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Environmentalists are also concerned that the pollution on Everest is affecting water sources down in...

Plastic, climate change, and Game of...

Plastic, climate change, and Game of...

Rahad Abir

Thu, Aug 1 2019

It is time for us to wage a war

The forgotten plastic pollution

The forgotten plastic pollution

Anik Kabir

Sun, Jul 21 2019

Cigarette butts are a real problem

Infographic: The world’s mounting trash...

Infographic: The world’s mounting trash...

World

Wed, Jul 17 2019

Humans generated 1.8 billion tonnes of solid waste in 2016, including 220 million tonnes of plastic,...

Empowerment through training

Empowerment through training

Editorial

Tue, Jul 2 2019

It makes absolutely zero sense for us to keep holding back half of our entire population

Let’s save Planet Earth

Let’s save Planet Earth

Anika Tasneem

Tue, Jul 2 2019

There is no planet B

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat...

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat...

East Asia

Sat, Jun 22 2019

Asean members Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand, along with worst offender China, throw...