What is Plasticosis?

Scientists from Australia and the UK have discovered a new fibrotic disease called “Plasticosis” in birds. This disease is caused by the consumption of plastics, which leads to long-term inflammation and the formation of scar tissue in the digestive system ..



India, Germany MoU on Cities combating plastic entering the marine environment

India and Germany have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding on “Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment”. It is in line with the objective of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban. About the MoU According to the MoU, the project to be ..


Plastic Pollution In India

A Plastic is any material which consists of any of the several synthetic/semi-synthetic organic compounds which are linked together and form a malleable surface which can then be molded into solid objects. About plastics Due to the low cost, the ..

Railways bans use of single-use plastic

The world is actually littered with plastics. The rapid pilferation of plastics has contaminated land spaces and takes up massive amounts of dump fill space. The pollution is even more critical as plastics take a long time to degrade. What ..

Union Government imposes definitive anti-dumping duty on PTA imports from South Korea & Thailand

The Ministry of Finance has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on all imports of Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) from South Korea and Thailand. PTA is primary raw material in the manufacture of polyester chips, which in turn are used in a ..

Tech in Focus : Bioplastics

Plastic is the 3rd most commonly used petroleum product in the world with200 million tons of plastic are consumed annually on the planet. Plastic comes from a non-renewable source (petroleum) and is highly contaminating and non-biodegradable. Plastics take over 1000 ..