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Plastic is Essential According to Vatican News

Masks, gloves, shields but also medical equipment and food packaging… The coronavirus pandemic has marked the resurgence of plastic, which we have been trying to reduce so far. The advantages of this material are undeniable, but its use requires appropriate management. Plastic, one of our main allies in the battle against the coronavirus? “We are […] More

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Special Feature Regulation Risks Less Sustainable Alternatives to Plastic: Scenario in Europe

Over the past 2–3 years plastics have become the public face of the waste pollution crisis. Industry is responding by switching to other materials without considering their environmental impact relative to plastics, or whether sufficient local waste collection systems are in place, the Plastic Promises report launched by independent UK think tank the Green Alliance concludes. Although […] More

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In a first, Indian Railways install benches made from recycled plastic

In a first, Indian Railways Western Railway zone installed new benches made of re-cycled plastic in railway stations. The effort is a step taken by Indian Railways towards promoting ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’. The plastic benches were put at Churchgate station premises. According to official statement: “It is perhaps the first time that recycled plastic is […] More

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