polythene

Solution to curb plastic pollution? A caterpillar that feeds on polythene!

Solution to curb plastic pollution? A caterpillar that feeds on polythene!

They conducted spectroscopic analysis to show the chemical bonds in the plastic were breaking.

Apr 25, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Polythene posing threat to Bhaderwah environment, rue locals

In and around Bhaderwah one can find many plastic dumps in paddy fields and across different localities, rue many environmentalists and local residents.

Mar 06, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Polythene to be banned in Madhya Pradesh from May 1: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Polythene to be banned in Madhya Pradesh from May 1: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday announced that polythene would be banned in the state from May 1.

Jan 26, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh government decides to ban polythene

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Akhilesh here. The administration, however has not specified the timeline as to when the ban will come into force.

Dec 19, 2015, 00:55 AM IST

Noida Board approves non-biodegradable garbage, polythene control byelaws

 Noida Board today gave its approval to the draft byelaws barring use of polythene having up to 40 micron thickness in the satellite town as well as dumping of polythene and non-biodegradable garbage into drains.

Dec 14, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

AIB: Polythene ban - Do we care enough?

A short film on how dependent we are in our day to day lives on POLYTHENE

Jul 04, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

Nepal bans polythene use in Kathmandu

Nepal Tuesday declared capital Kathmandu a polythene-free zone as the country observed its official New Year.

Apr 14, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

Haryana: Schoolgirl invents cooking gas with waste polythene!

A schoolgirl named Radhika in Haryana's Yamuna Nagar has invented a cooking gas using waste polythene.

Jan 19, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Taj city bans polythene

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

Jun 19, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

Explore use of bio-degradable plastic bags: NGT to states

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the authorities of all the states to explore possibility of introducing use of bio-degradable plastic bags instead of polythene bags of any thickness.

Aug 09, 2013, 18:00 PM IST

Dhumal calls for making Himachal polythene-free

Stressing that every developmental
endeavour should be eco-friendly, Himachal Pradesh Chief
Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal today sought people`s cooperation
in making the hill-state polythene-free.

Mar 27, 2011, 19:13 PM IST

Bhopal sets model for polythene waste management

The project, a part of the vision of the housing & environment department, was launched 3 years ago.

Mar 22, 2011, 12:05 PM IST

Cotton totes need to used 131 times to be `eco-friendly`

Cotton bags offered by many supermarkets may be less "green" than plastic carriers.

Feb 21, 2011, 15:09 PM IST

HC asks UP to issue notification banning use of polythene near Ganga

Concerned over alarming pollution
level in the Ganges river, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday
asked Uttar Pradesh government to issue a notification banning
the use of polythene in the vicinity of the river.

Oct 20, 2010, 23:27 PM IST

Haryana bans polythene bags

The Haryana government Saturday announced a complete ban on usage, storage and recycling of polythene carry bags in the state

Oct 16, 2010, 21:02 PM IST

Scientists develop heat-conducting polythene

American scientists have developed
a new variety of polythene, the most widely used polymer, that
can conduct heat like most metals do yet remains an electrical
insulator.

Mar 09, 2010, 20:10 PM IST

Scientists develop heat-conducting polythene

American scientists have developed
a new variety of polythene, the most widely used polymer, that
can conduct heat like most metals do yet remains an electrical
insulator.

Mar 09, 2010, 20:10 PM IST