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Latest News on Plastic Pollution
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Dec 01, 2018
Ultralight aerogel pellets made from recycled plastic waste has a range of usesThe aerogel has many potential uses – from insulation & fire safety to cleaning up oil spills.
Oct 24, 2018
Scientists claim to have found microplastics in people's poop from pilot studyAt ease, though — experts warn the study is too small & premature to draw a credible conclusion from.
Sep 19, 2018
Microplastics could be entering the foodchain through mosquito larvae: StudyAirborne insects as another pathway for pollution has not been considered previously: Researchers.
Aug 27, 2018
Plastic ban in Bihar: Patna HC directs Nitish Kumar govt to impose prohibition; next hearing on 24 SeptemberA bench comprising Patna High Court Chief Justice MR Shah asked the Bihar government to make a law on the ban and to use the media to create awareness.
Aug 10, 2018
New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban single-use plastic shopping bagsPM Jacinda Ardern said that the plastic ban will be a 'meaningful' step towards reducing pollution.
Jun 28, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban explained: Advantages, alternatives and the way aheadAs Maharashtra grapples with the plastic ban on almost all single-use plastic products, questions abound about the logistics involved.
Jun 24, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: A peek into the past reveals that plastic did not always rule people's livesSixty years ago, usage of plastic for everyday tasks was not as common as it is now. This would seem unreal now, as people term the ban an inconvenience.
Jun 08, 2018
World Oceans Day Quiz: Plastic trash is damaging oceans; take this quiz to check your knowledge of the problemOn 8 June celebrated as World Oceans Day, take this special Firstpost quiz to know how plastic pollution is endangering life in the oceans
Jun 05, 2018
World Environment Day: 5 must-watch documentaries that show how we are choking our planet with plasticWorld Environment Day, as established by the United Nations, aims at raising awareness regarding a different Earth-threatening issue each year.
Jun 05, 2018
Odisha forest department buying plastic bottles from residents and businesses to discourage use of plasticIn a novel way to dissuade people from using plastic, Koraput forest division in Odisha is buying plastic bottles from people as part of its campaign coinciding with the World Environment Day on Tuesday.