polyethylene terephthalate Current Affairs, GK & News

EU lawmakers: Support the wide ban on plastic products

The European Parliament backed the ban on plastics. The disposable utensils would be completely off till there are found replacements that are made of sustainable materials. The resolutions demand the need of recycling 90% of plastic bottles 2025. It has estimate a cost of 259 million euros to implement the changes. The EU said that ..


Environmental and Health Effects of Microbeads

Microbeads are tiny pieces of non-biodegradable plastic measuring less than 1mm. These are widely used in face washes, body scrubs, soaps, toothpastes and other such toiletries. They are mainly made up of polyethylene (PE). It may also contain polypropylene (PP), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and nylon. Uses of Microbeads Microbeads are mainly used as ..