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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.