The winner, AI Spacefactory will collaborate with NASA to re-create their designs on Mars to prepare for the first human mission.
The e-commerce and organised retail segments will have to seriously reconsider their options with this ban, as they rely on plastics for sale and delivery.
The lightweight electric car, created by students in the Netherlands, is made of a resin derived from sugar beet and covered with sheet of Dutch-grown flax.
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.
A biodegradable, non-stick gum made of "natural plastic" were some of the products on display at the just-concluded 2012 Green Solutions Forum.