How did we live before plastics were invented?

Category: Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Materials, Moderate, Solid Waste

Author : Admin September 15, 2016


It was not long back that a person asked me at a conference: How did we live before plastics? Or perhaps the person meant “How could we have lived before plastics?”. Either way, I liked th...Read more

Can waste plastic be converted to oil?

Category: Moderate, Profession, Solid Waste

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


While plastic pollution can, to a certain extent, be taken care of through reduced plastic usage and through recycling, it still leaves out a good amount of plastic waste to be taken care of. What ca...Read more

Can all plastics be recycled?

Category: Management, Materials, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


With plastics, specifically disposable plastics, creating significant harm to the environment the world over, a number of measures are being attempted to mitigate such pollution. One of these measures...Read more

Can I burn plastics to generate energy? Is this an eco-friendly idea?

Category: Advanced, Management, Profession, Waste

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


Plastics are everywhere. Plastics are useful. We cannot imagine our modern, comfortable life without plastics. But plastics are also a pain. Once disposed, they just don’t subtly slink away like...Read more

Do bioplastics really work as a substitute for conventional plastics?

Category: Advanced, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Materials

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


What are Bioplastics? Bioplastics, which refer to plastics manufactured from plant sources, present a feasible alternative to petroleum-based, conventional plastics. Status of Bioplastics The biopl...Read more

What are the most practical avenues to decrease plastic pollution?

Category: Basic, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Management

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Plastic is everywhere. A good number of disposable plastic items pollute our land and water, and we all wish to something about this. But what? While you will hear numerous ideas of how to decrease p...Read more

What’s Wrong with the World? Land, Water & Air Pollution

Category: Basic

Author : Admin May 10, 2016


Who isn’t familiar with pollution? But there are many aspects of these that we do not know. I am providing a short primer here. Land Pollution When we think of land pollution, we usually visual...Read more