- Mar 30, 2021 08:16 PM IST
For the upcoming season, CSK has partnered with The Souled Store, an online brand selling quirky pop culture merchandise. What is interesting about this partnership is that The Souled Store will be offering replica jersey of team CSK which will be made from recycled plastic.
- Jan 31, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Plastic food packaging is the cause of a great degradation of ecosystems, especially aquatic ecosystems.
- Dec 30, 2020 08:32 PM IST
What's for dinner? Lego sushi, credit card burgers, or a well-done piece of PVC pipe? These examples may sound extreme but can easily represent over time the cumulative amount of microscopic pieces of plastic we consume every day. People could be ingesting the equivalent of a credit card of plastic a week, a 2019 study by WWF International concluded, mainly in plastic-infused drinking water but also via food like shellfish, which tends to be eaten whole so the plastic in their digestive systems is also consumed. Reuters used the findings of the study to illustrate what this amount of plastic actually looks like over various periods of time.
- Dec 06, 2020 10:34 PM IST
As India is gradually emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown, some traders have resorted to hoarding plastic raw materials and making a quick buck by selling it to genuine small processors at a substantial premium over the list prices of resin manufacturers.
- Oct 05, 2020 05:15 PM IST
The pandemic has intensified a price war between recycled and new plastic, made by the oil industry. It's a war recyclers worldwide are losing, price data and interviews with more than two dozen businesses across five continents show.
- Sep 15, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Millions of Indonesian students have been forced to learn remotely since many schools shut in March due to the pandemic, a particular challenge for poorer families and those in remote areas.
- Jun 26, 2020 07:29 PM IST
Since 2005, the Group has reduced the CO2 emissions of its plants and distribution centers by 78 percent in absolute terms, exceeding its initial target of 60% by 2020
- Mar 04, 2020 11:45 AM IST
The civic body launched the drive from February 29, with an to make Mumbai free of single-use plastic by May 1 this year, in line with the Maharashtra government's recent announcement.
- Jan 29, 2020 08:16 AM IST
India, which uses about 14 million tonnes of plastic annually, lacks an organised system for management of plastic waste, leading to widespread littering.
- Jan 09, 2020 01:28 PM IST
A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests and the poll panel while seeking their response within four weeks.
- Nov 22, 2019 01:45 PM IST
IDFC First Bank's Non-Executive Chairman Rajiv Lall, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance's Managing Director and Chief Executive N S Kannan, and mutual funds' association AMFI's Chief Executive N S Venkatesh would be part of the panel, an official statement said.
- Nov 08, 2019 04:57 PM IST
Exports during April-September topped USD 4.32 billion, compared to USD 4.59 billion in the same period in the last financial year, down 5.9 per cent, according to Chairman of the Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL), Ravish Kumath.
- Oct 02, 2019 02:49 PM IST
The road laid out has the maximum percentage of waste plastic used for paving bituminous roads in India
- Sep 17, 2019 07:28 PM IST
India is likely to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups, small bottles, straws and some types of sachets next month as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to reduce use of pollution-causing, single-use plastic.
- Aug 12, 2019 07:13 PM IST
Like many developing nations, Kenya has no recycling infrastructure; private companies collect unsorted household rubbish and truck it to enormous dumps.
- Jun 24, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Coca-Cola had announced that it has dropped plans to refranchise bottling in Africa, instead, it is opting to retain a majority stake in the operations for the time being.
- May 14, 2019 04:00 PM IST
Even the most recyclable plastic, PET -- or polyethylene terephthalate -- is only recycled at a rate of 20-30 per cent, with the rest typically going to incinerators or landfills, where the carbon-rich material takes centuries to decompose.
- Apr 02, 2019 05:16 PM IST
As many as 10 states have not furnished reports on plastic waste generation for the past two years.
- Oct 05, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Despite government efforts to cut pollution and carbon emissions from oil and gas, the Paris-based agency said it expected the rapid growth of emerging economies, such as India and China, to propel demand for petrochemical products.
- Oct 01, 2018 01:40 PM IST
To meet the challenges of providing alternative solutions to the packaging industry, NALCO would set up the manufacturing unit in the coming days, Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of the Navaratna CPSE, said.
- Aug 08, 2018 03:02 PM IST
The ministry said it has been brought to its notice that during important events, the national flag made of plastic is used in place of paper flags.
- Jul 20, 2018 09:46 AM IST
Consumers will be able to return the plastic bottles after consumption and will be paid back according to the value printed on the bottles.
- Jul 15, 2018 09:10 PM IST
With the amendment, the use and manufacture of plastic below 50 micron and thermocol will be banned in a phased manner.