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PM: Use jute bags, reject plastic

PM: Use jute bags, reject plastic

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 18 2018

She was speaking at a World Environment Day function, Tree Fair and Campaign for Tree Plantation, at...

India's Uttar Pradesh bans plastic,...

India's Uttar Pradesh bans plastic,...

South Asia

Fri, Jul 6 2018

The majority of India's 29 states have a full or partial ban

EU moves to ban single-use

EU moves to ban single-use

World

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Under the proposal, single-use plastic products with readily available alternatives will be banned and...

Beating plastic pollution, saving...

Beating plastic pollution, saving...

Magazine

Tue, Jun 5 2018

Steps must be taken to tackle arguably one of the biggest environmental concerns of the century

POBA: Bangladesh witnesses an 80 fold...

POBA: Bangladesh witnesses an 80 fold...

Environment

Sun, Apr 22 2018

POBA says use of plastics has risen to 1,200,000 metric tons in 2018 compared to just 15 thousand metric...

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating...

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating...

Science

Tue, Apr 17 2018

More than eight million tons of plastic are dumped into the world's oceans every year, and concern is...

Island of plastic debris in Pacific...

Island of plastic debris in Pacific...

Environment

Fri, Mar 23 2018

The research using aerial images revealed the mass of trash is much denser - as much as 16 times more...

'Policy is only enacted if it has the...

'Policy is only enacted if it has the...

Magazine

Thu, Mar 22 2018

The president of the Earth Day Network Kathleen Rogers talks to Weekend Tribune

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Rice traders fined for not using jute...

Nation

Tue, Mar 6 2018

According to the Mandatory Jute Packaging Act 2010, which has been enforced since January 2014, all commodities...

Life is plastic... it's NOT...

Life is plastic... it's NOT...

Magazine

Thu, Feb 1 2018

Plastic products are everywhere around us. Water bottles, food packets, cellphones, computers, microwave...

Speakers: Formulate law for plastic...

Speakers: Formulate law for plastic...

Business

Thu, Feb 1 2018

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said Bangladesh’s plastic sector would receive preferential treatment...

Four-day Int'l Plastic Fair begins January...

Four-day Int'l Plastic Fair begins January...

Business

Tue, Jan 30 2018

The fair will display the latest in technology, machinery, colours and additives for the plastics industry...

At Dhaka airport, don't litter and you...

At Dhaka airport, don't litter and you...

Around the Web

Mon, Oct 23 2017

This is a trick. The project can be called “Give The Waste,Take The Money,” the court's executive magistrate...

Paper over plastic

Paper over plastic

Editorial

Sun, Jul 30 2017

Unlike paper, plastic cups and plates are not biodegradable

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

Environment

Tue, Apr 25 2017

Polyethylene represents 40% of Europe's demand for plastic products, mostly in the form of packaging...

Not every pit is a garbage dump

Not every pit is a garbage dump

Environment

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Plastic bottles and various other rubbish are creating hazards for some animals at Bangabandhu Safari...

JnU teacher claims new way to turn plastic...

JnU teacher claims new way to turn plastic...

Science

Tue, Dec 6 2016

A teacher at Jagannath University claims to have discovered a method to produce fuel from discarded plastic...

Infographic: Recycled plastic building...

Infographic: Recycled plastic building...

Environment

Mon, Nov 14 2016

Technology startup ByFusion is developing apparatus that can convert every type of waste plastic into...