THE PLASTIC FOOTPRINT

It was in 1907 when chemist Leo Baekeland created Bakelite, the first real synthetic plastic. It was then a boon to mankind as it later was used in many fields like transport, agriculture, healthcare, electronics etc. But it

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Plastic Consumption in India

India generates 9.46 million tonnes of plastic waste annually, of which 40 per cent remains uncollected and 43 per cent is used for packaging, most of which is single-use, a new study has revealed. 1.The study has been

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Himachal Pradesh’s Fight against Plastic

Since 1990 the government of Himachal Pradesh has accorded high priority to deal with plastic waste. To ameliorate the effort, state of H.P enacted H.P Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1995 to deal with plastic waste and was put

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NGOs fighting against Plastic Culture

India is not negligent to the problems of single-use plastic and it’s disposal. Many organizations and NGOs are constantly working to make India plastic-free by adopting various campaigns, rallies, and conventions.  A Mumbai based NGO Urjaa foundation collects

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Habit change for Plastic Culture

The most frequently asked question while talking about habit change for plastic culture is ‘What is the problem with Plastic’ and ‘Is it that serious?’. Well, the problem isn’t with ‘using’ plastic, the problem is the detrimental effects

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Role and demand of plastic in India

Plastic is gaining increasing importance in different industries, making continuous advancements in Plastic Technology. The Indian plastic industry makes up for about 0.05% of India’s GDP and yields about 1% of the country’s exports. India is currently the

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