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Plastic carrybags completely banned in 17 states, Union Territories: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

Altogether 17 states and Union territories have imposed complete ban on manufacture, sale and use of plastic carrybags, the Lok Sabha was informed today.     

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Manage your plastic waste responsibly: Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to companies

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 15, 2017

Amazon, Britannia Industries and Indo Nissin Foods are among many companies that have been directed to put in place a system to collect plastic generated by their products.

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PepsiCo, Danimer Scientific Partner on Biodegradable Resins

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 6, 2017

PepsiCo and biotechnology leader Danimer Scientific have teamed up to develop biodegradable film resins that will help the beverage giant meet its sustainable packaging goals....

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Envigreen develops environment friendly plastic product

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 3, 2017

In Ashwath Hegde’s 10th-floor office in the south-Indian city of Bengaluru, plastic has become a multi-sensory experience.

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Coca-Cola Supports Program to Get Customers to Return Used Plastic Bottles

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

Coca-Cola is supporting a plan to cut waste by charging consumers a small fee upfront that would be handed back if they return their bottles. The goal is to prevent litter and to cut down on...

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Adrian Grenier and Dell are teaming up to fight ocean plastics

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 23, 2017

U.S. technology giant Dell and Hollywood actor Adrian Grenier are making waves as they launch their global pilot program to turn the tide on ocean pollution. By pulling plastics out of the ocean...

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Connecticut unveils initiative to boost film plastic recycling

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 22, 2017

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has introduced a new initiative that is geared toward increasing the recycling of LDPE film plastics, linear low density...

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Ban disposal of micro-plastic into sea, fishers forum urges Centre

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 13, 2017

The National Fisherfolk Forum (NFF) has urged the central government to ban the disposal of micro-plastic into the sea. 

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Goa State Pollution Control Board to impose ban on plastic waste burning in Goa

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 7, 2017

With a directive issued to local self-governing bodies, including panchayats, to prevent pollution caused by plastic waste burning, Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) is gearing up to...

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Plastic waste used for laying roads in Tirupati

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 30, 2017

Four major roads in the temple city have earned a distinction of being the first thoroughfares built with plastic as one of the components in its construction.

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