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Goa moves to implement new plastic waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2016

With the garbage management problem ballooning out of hand largely due to proper regulation, the state government faces an uphill task in enforcing the new Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016...

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Gurgaon's fresh bid to cut use of plastic bags

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2016

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has issued notices to manufacturing units of polythene carry bags to increase the thickness of these bags and adhere with other provisions of...

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Lowering the heat makes new materials possible while saving energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

A new technology developed by Penn State researchers, called Cold Sintering Process (CSP), has opened a window on the ability to combine incompatible materials, such as ceramics and plastics,...

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Milk, Not Plastic, Will Protect Food in the Future

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 23, 2016

Much of the plastic packaging we see in the grocery store can be recycled, from egg containers, to milk jugs, to butter tubs. But what about that thin plastic film stretched around wedges of...

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Kozhikode corporation to get roads made of plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2016

City corporation will get roads made of plastic waste before the end of current financial year. Engineering wing of the city corporation has been working on a proposal to execute the government...

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Microplastics should be banned in cosmetics to save oceans

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

Cosmetics companies must be banned from using plastic microbeads in scrubs, toothpaste and beauty products because of the marine pollution they are causing, say a group of MPs....

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Exxon scientists develop energy efficient plastic manufacturing system

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

Scientists from oil giant ExxonMobil and the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have developed a "revolutionary" new technology which can boost energy efficiency and reduce emissions...

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IBM Researchers Create Cheaper, Biodegradable Plastics from Plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 12, 2016

IBM researchers today said they have identified a chemical catalyst that creates cheaper, biodegradable plastics from plants such as palm trees and beets that can be used to make a range of...

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15,342 tn plastic waste generated in India everyday: Dave

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

More than 15,000 tonnes of plastic waste are generated in India everyday, of which 6,000 tonnes remain uncollected and littered, the government today said.


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Banyan Nation seeks to ensure better Plastic Recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

Manu Vajipey and Rajkiran Madangopal flew in here from Silicon Valley leaving cozy tech jobs with a mission to make a difference with what they do. The idea was to get involved with something...

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