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Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 5 2021

The amount of daily plastic waste has increased by 468 tons in the last 15 years

ED: Single-use plastics need to go

ED: Single-use plastics need to go

Editorial

Fri, Apr 23 2021

To now do nothing to protect our planet and country from further harm is unacceptable

ED: Ditching plastic has never been...

ED: Ditching plastic has never been...

Editorial

Sun, Feb 7 2021

Bans will do no good if they are not enforced across the board, and if satisfactory alternatives are...

OP-ED: An environmental disaster that...

OP-ED: An environmental disaster that...

The Conversation

Mon, Nov 23 2020

Are you disposing of your mask properly?

ED: Stopping the microplastic...

ED: Stopping the microplastic...

Editorial

Mon, Oct 19 2020

Microplastics are now entering the human body, and we are only beginning to understand the health...

Plastic face masks, hand sanitizer bottles...

Plastic face masks, hand sanitizer bottles...

World

Tue, Jul 28 2020

Streets, beaches, and oceans have been hit by a tidal wave of Covid-19 waste, including plastic face...

Study: Plastic pollution flowing into...

Study: Plastic pollution flowing into...

World

Fri, Jul 24 2020

If no action is taken, however, the amount of plastic going into the sea every year will rise from 11...

Rise of plastic cups during pandemic:...

A new threat emerges

Nation

Tue, Jun 23 2020

'Initiatives need to be taken now to ban the production and use of plastic cups and at the same time...

Covid-19: Improper disposal of PPE endangering...

Covid-19: Improper disposal of PPE endangering...

Coronavirus

Wed, May 13 2020

Around 14,500 tons of hazardous plastic waste generated from such disposal in communities, hospitals,...

9th Cub Camporee: Children learn to...

9th Cub Camporee: Children learn to...

Nation

Sat, Jan 25 2020

The little scouts took an oath to refrain from using plastic bags

Keep track of your plastic wastes...

Keep track of your plastic wastes...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 14 2020

Plastic waste has been a major environmental concern in Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world

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,...

Who are the top five plastic polluters...

Who are the top five plastic polluters...

Dhaka

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The major plastic polluters failed to manage their plastic wastes effectively

Man marches 64 districts, raises awareness...

Man marches 64 districts, raises awareness...

Nation

Sat, Nov 2 2019

In a report done by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in July this year it was stated that according...

Jason Momoa speaks passionately about...

Jason Momoa speaks passionately about...

Showtime

Sun, Sep 29 2019

Momoa talked about the results of ocean plastic pollution, and rising sea levels

True love or fish love?

True love or fish love?

Avenue T

Sun, Sep 15 2019

Are your travels killing the environment?

NatGeo launches largest all-woman Ganges...

NatGeo launches largest all-woman Ganges...

World

Tue, May 7 2019

It is the first of several international river expeditions planned as part of National Geographic’s...

The plastic question

The plastic question

World

Fri, Dec 21 2018

Making the right choice is harder than it looks

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Environment

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Plastic waste constitutes more than 60% of the litter found in the beaches of Bangladesh, according to...

World Environment Day: Biodegradable...

World Environment Day: Biodegradable...

Environment

Tue, Jun 5 2018

The government wants to curb the use of hazardous polythenes in packaging by making biodegradable

Call made for stopping illegal polythene...

Call made for stopping illegal polythene...

Nation

Thu, May 24 2018

This year the theme is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’