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Wood, metal, paper and fabric can help...

Wood, metal, paper, fabric can help...

World

Tue, Sep 22 2020

North America, Europe and East Asia consume almost two-thirds of the world's plastics, the report...

Malaysia's battle against plastic waste...

Malaysia's battle against plastic waste...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Malaysia was one of the leading consumers of plastic packaging, at around 16 kg per person each

Single-use plastic products threaten...

Single-use plastic products threaten...

Nation

Mon, Aug 31 2020

Sources say there are about 8,000 tea stalls in Abhaynagar and an estimated 100,000 cups of tea are sold...

Study: Atlantic plastic levels far higher...

Study: Atlantic plastic levels far higher...

World

Wed, Aug 19 2020

The researchers estimated that the Atlantic now contains between 17 and 47 million tons of plastic

ED: Managing the waste generated during...

ED: Managing the waste generated during...

Editorial

Fri, Jul 24 2020

We need to invest in not only alternative materials, but also in recycling facilities

Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic...

Plastic piles up in Thailand as pandemic...

Coronavirus

Mon, May 11 2020

Even if the pandemic eases, environmentalists fear Thailand is simply a pointer for the situation elsewhere...

Making elections plastic-free

Making elections plastic-free

Editorial

Mon, Feb 24 2020

There must be a zero tolerance policy when it comes to this issue

Reuse and recycle

Reuse and recycle

Editorial

Fri, Feb 7 2020

Recycling is one of the core tenets for a greener nation

Swimming in plastic

Swimming in plastic

Nadia Kabir Barb

Fri, Jan 31 2020

We need a better legacy than polluted oceans

We need to champion our golden...

We need to champion our golden...

Julian Francis

Thu, Jan 30 2020

With jute, the sky is the limit

Jute’s potential is being wasted

Jute’s potential is being wasted

Editorial

Sat, Jan 25 2020

It is about time we took the benefits of jute more seriously

For the sake of the environment

For the sake of the environment

Editorial

Wed, Jan 22 2020

What citizens want is a cleaner, more sustainable Dhaka

China moves to phase out single-use...

China moves to phase out single-use...

East Asia

Sun, Jan 19 2020

Markets selling fresh produce will be exempt from the ban until 2025

Is plastic a problem?

Is plastic a problem?

Sushanto Biswas

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Applying the logic of Chesterton’s Fence

Banning plastic is the right idea

Banning plastic is the right idea

Editorial

Tue, Jan 7 2020

For too long, the unchecked use of plastic has wreaked havoc on our country

Empty gestures on climate change

Empty gestures on climate change

Anik Kabir

Fri, Dec 27 2019

Why individual action is not enough

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Editorial

Mon, Dec 16 2019

For too long, the unchecked use of plastic and mismanagement of the ensuing waste in our country has...

3m used plastic items displayed to pay...

3m used plastic items displayed to pay...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 15 2019

A nineteen feet wide and seventy-one feet longboat is under construction using the plastic bottles to...

Jute to the rescue

Jute to the rescue

Editorial

Fri, Nov 29 2019

There is no reason why jute-based products from Bangladesh cannot be a formidable presence in the world...

Ditch the plastic  to save the...

Ditch the plastic to save the...

Editorial

Thu, Nov 21 2019

Bangladesh has a chance to play a major part in the reduction of plastic pollution

Global Plastic Crisis: Nat Geo team...

Global Plastic Crisis: Nat Geo team...

Environment

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Using the data they collect, the team will work with local and national partners to inform solutions,...