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Mizoram women striving towards eco-friendly plastic alternatives

Mizoram women striving towards eco-friendly plastic alternatives. Mizoram is known for its efforts to preserve and protect the green cover from the hazardous use of plastics that are proving to be carcinogenic for the environment. The state recently held a day-long camp to cut down the usage of plastic bags and to make paper bags. The state is inhabited by

Telangana govt. bans uasge of plastic in civic offices

Telangana govt. bans uasge of plastic in civic offices. The Telangana government has instructed municipal bodies across the state to stop usage of plastic. Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, issued guidelines to discontinue the usage of single-use plastic items, like plastic and tetra bottles, single-use straws, plastic/styrofoam tea cups/containers, plastic

Plastic waste putting endangered birds at risk

RSPB : Plastic waste putting endangered birds at risk

RSPB : Plastic waste putting endangered birds at risk. Endangered species of birds are being put at risk because of rubbish being washed in from the sea, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) . The £28m Medmerry nature reserve on the West Sussex coast was created three years ago as a flood defence

Plastic to fuel project approved; F&CC to give final nod shortly

Chandigarh: The committee constituted to study the conversion of plastic to fuel project has submitted its report to Mayor. The committee has also approved the project which will be brought in at Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) meeting for the approval before put up in house for final approval. F&CC meeting is slated for October 13,

Plastic clothing material developed to keep people cool

San Francisco: Researchers at US’ Stanford University have engineered a low-cost, plastic-based textile that, if woven into clothing, could become the basis for garments that keep people cool in hot climates without air conditioning. In addition to letting perspiration evaporate through the material, something ordinary fabrics already do, the new textile cools human body by

MC mulls to install plastic waste to oil conversion plant

Chandigarh: Having bitter experience of solid waste management and disposal of plastics in city, Municipal Corporation is mulling to install plastic to oil conversion plant. Representative of M K Aromatics gave presentation about the concept in MC house meet here on Wednesday. According to Mahesh K Merchant, managing director of the company, post-consumer plastic products