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Feb 13, 2019
New technique can turn quarter of the world's plastic waste into clean fuelThe gasoline-like fuel made from plastic waste can be used in vehicles already on our roads today.
Dec 27, 2018
Recycling all the world's plastic could buy you Apple, Microsoft and the NFLIf an individual recycled all the world's plastic, they would be the richest person on the planet.
Dec 19, 2018
Solar-powered Pacific cleanup project has not picked up any plastic in 3 monthsThe plastic barrier is intended to act like a coastline, trapping about 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic
Dec 03, 2018
TEDxGateway 2018: Raghu Rai, Shanta Rau Barriga, Gitanjali Rao, others share transforming ideas at 10th edition of the eventOne of the speakers at TEDxGateway 2018, photojournalist Raghu Rai said, “If journalism is the first draft of history then photo journalism is the witness to that history."
Dec 02, 2018
TEDxGateway 2018: From Raghu Rai to Shabana Basij-Rasikh, a look at the speakers at this editionAlso speaking at TEDxGateway is Shabana Basij- Rasikh, the founder of HELA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Afghan women through education
Sep 10, 2018
World's largest patch of plastic in Pacific to be cleaned up in a massive effortThe effort aims to remove 50 percent of the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' over five years.
Jun 14, 2018
Researchers at IIT Roorkee develop technology to turn waste into building bricksThe technology could be used with any material including waste. The research group has been focusing on using human hair as raw material for fibrous content.
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.
Apr 12, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: Govt seems determined to implement 18 March order, here's all you need to knowThe Maharashtra government's decision to ban "manufacture, sale, use, distribution and storage" of several plastic goods and materials has attracted much attention with aggrieved industries terming it as an arbitrary step while environmentalists championing it as a much-needed effort to curb generation of plastic waste
Dec 14, 2017
Indian scientists find new use for plastic waste; develop low cost material used to decontaminate waterIndian scientists have found a new use for plastic waste - for decontamination of water.