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  • Wonder Craft: Plastic bag dispenser

    All of us have a lot of plastic bags lying useless in our house despite knowing that plastic bags pose environmental hazard...

    A cylindrical plastic jar (you can use any)Glue stick/scotch tapeScissors/paper cutterWrapping paper (optional)Plastic shopping bagsWe will start work with the lid of the jar...

  • Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

    NAIROBI: Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world’s toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect...

    The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy...

  • Pollution & plastic bags

    An international research study says that every year more than 500bn plastic bags are used worldwide...

    The proper disposal of plastic bags is a cumbersome process...

  • 'Plastic-eating' fungus discovered in Islamabad garbage dump

    Pakistani and Chinese researchers have discovered a fungus which feeds on plastic in a rubbish dump in Islamabad...

    A study titled "Biodegradation of Polyester Polyurethane by Aspergillus tubingensis", authored by nine researchers from Pakistan and China ? who stress the need for "new, safer and more effective ways to degrade waste plastic" ? found that the fungus aspergillus tubingensis can break down non-biodegradable plastic in...

  • Govt bans non-biodegradable plastic bags

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday announced a ban on the production and sale of non-biodegradable plastic bags in the province...

    Mr Yousafzai, who is also the chairman of the government’s relevant committee, said the ban had been slapped on plastic bags to ensure provision of clean and healthy environment to the people...

  • Plastic rice? Traders say there’s no such thing

    KARACHI: Rice exporters and traders have ruled out there’s any such thing as “plastic rice” or rice mixed with plastic, after videos doing the rounds on social media asserted that plastic rice was being manufactured on a large scale in some countries and was smuggled into Pakistan as well...

    Besides, the market is abuzz with reports that a person complained about purchasing rice from a leading superstore in Karachi and later claimed...

  • Plastic pollution poses serious threat to marine life

    KARACHI: How polluted our sea has become was indicated on Thursday when fishermen at sea around 270km south of Karachi caught a flat needlefish stuck in the handle of a plastic cup in their catch, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported...

    “Continued dumping of plastic products in the terrestrial and marine environment has become a serious threat to animals and plants inhabiting coastal and offshore waters of...

  • Plastic factory fire put out after six hours of efforts

    KARACHI: A huge fire that broke out in a plastic factory in the SITE industrial area on Sunday morning was brought under control after hectic efforts lasting several hours...

    Presence of chemicals and boiler and cylinders’ explosions inside the factory compounded the problems of firefighters trying to put out the blaze and prompted them to seek the help of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) and the Pakistan Navy...

  • ‘Plastic is mother of all industries’

    KARACHI: The government should focus non-tradition items like plastic to boost its exports as the polymer industry has an average growth of 8 to10 per cent per annum and plastic exports are around 15pc said Mr Zubair F...

    Tufail, President of The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), while inaugurating a three day PakPlas 2017 exhibition of plastic machinery, equipment, raw material and technology at the...

  • No progress on KP’s plastic bag ban yet

    Though a welcome step, things are crawling forward on the government’s recent announcement to ban the sale, manufacturing and use of plastic bags in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as homework for it has yet to be done...

    They said the unemployment was fast growing and in case such steps were taken the problems for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government might increase...

  • KP set to ban non-degradable plastic products

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environmental Protection Agency has planned to ban the production, sale and use of non-degradable plastic products in the province for being a major cause of environmental pollution...

    The ban will be enforced after the KPEPA addresses few objections raised by the law department about the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prohibition of Non-degradable Plastic Products (Manufacturing, Sale and Usage) Rules 2016... ...

  • Plastic bags’ disposal

    THIS is apropos “No progress on KP’s plastic bags ban yet” published in Dawn on 6th Sept, 2015...

    This is not an issue of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alone, but the entire country, which has been affected by the plastic bags...

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