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Social cost of 2019's plastic more than...

Social cost of 2019's plastic more than...

World

Mon, Sep 6 2021

Since the 1950s, roughly 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced with around 60% of that tossed...

ED: Innovating to tackle the plastic...

ED: Innovating to tackle the plastic...

Editorial

Fri, May 7 2021

This is not the first time that measures to tackle plastic waste have been proposed

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

Malaysia sends back over 300 containers...

Malaysia sends back over 300 containers...

South-East Asia

Wed, Apr 7 2021

Malaysia became the destination of choice for the world's plastic waste after China banned imports...

Call for saving Bangladesh from mounting...

Call to save Bangladesh from plastic...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 18 2021

Environment experts worried by trading of hazardous plastic waste

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...

Annual plastic waste could reach 53m...

Annual plastic waste could reach 53m...

World

Sun, Sep 20 2020

In a new modelling study published in the journal Science, ecologists monitoring pollution in aquatic...

Criminal recycling scams 'profit from...

Criminal recycling scams 'profit from...

World

Fri, Aug 28 2020

At least 8 million tons of plastic are thought to end up in oceans every year

ED: Moving away from plastic

ED: Moving away from plastic

Editorial

Thu, Aug 20 2020

Most recently, findings suggest that our oceans contain more plastic waste than initially thought

Man marches thru’64 districts raising...

Man marches thru’64 districts raising...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 5 2020

 The bends around the hills were for him more alluring than his office chair

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given...

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given...

Environment

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Tons of trash litter the mountain, which has been dubbed the ‘highest dumpster in the...

Unity is better than divisive...

Unity is better than divisive...

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Jul 28 2019

Re-visiting the G20 summit

A solution for Chittagong

A solution for Chittagong

Editorial

Wed, Jul 24 2019

We hope this money is put to good use, so that our port city can function to its full potential

180 nations agree UN deal to regulate...

180 nations agree UN deal to regulate...

World

Sat, May 11 2019

The 1,400 representatives, meeting in Geneva reached the agreement after 12 days' discussion

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

BELA, 11 other organizations demand...

Environment

Wed, Nov 7 2018

The organizations have served a legal notice regarding the matter, said a press release they published...

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