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Plastic Free July in 2020

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Dhaka, 3 July, 2020: Are you ready to take the Plastic Free July challenge? Hawkesbury City Council is proud to join in the international Plastic Free July event, and the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert is encouraging Hawkesbury community members to join in too. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions […]

Plastic Free July – there are alternatives to single use packaging

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Dhaka, 3 July, 2020: The world is marking Plastic Bag Free Day on July 3 alongside Plastic Free July awareness campaign which teaches us that in parallel with global efforts, each individual should learn to make small changes and choose to refuse single plastics we use every day. At the same time, it teaches us that […]

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues in Buriganga

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Dhaka, 20 June, 2020: A floating waste island is developing at Baganbari point of the river From domestic to industrial, all kinds of waste are being dumped indiscriminately in the Buriganga River, polluting the river during the lockdown. A whole body of citizens, including industrialists, traders and government agencies are contributing to the contamination of the […]

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – 2020

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Dhaka, 17 June, 2020: Each year, on 17 June, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated to encourage public understanding of international efforts to combat desertification. This year’s observance is focused on changing public attitudes to the leading driver of desertification and land degradation: humanity’s relentless production and consumption. The day provides an opportunity […]

Bangladesh capital awash with plastic-coated posters

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Dhaka, 1 June, 2020: Dhaka is awash with millions of plastic-laminated campaign posters ahead of elections in the Bangladeshi capital, and environmentalists are up in arms. These posters — of which there are an estimated 304 million — will likely end up in sewers, rivers and canals, says activist Sharif Jamil. "If they are burnt, […]

DNCC & DSCC Election Posters waste gets 2500 Ton More Than Ten Thousand Tons of laminated plastic waste generated in Dhaka city yearly

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Dhaka, 28 January, 2020: More than ten thousand ton of laminated plastic waste is generated from different sources in Dhaka every year, which causes health hazards and environmental havoc. ESDO has conducted a Study on “Thermal lamination films: An Incising Health Hazards and Environmental Havoc of Dhaka City”, which focused exclusively on laminated posters, leaflets, […]

Eighty percent of beach rubbish is plastic

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Analysis by the Blue Islands project has found that 80% of rubbish on three beaches in Majorca is plastic and that the average on beaches on islands in the Mediterranean as a whole is 92%. These percentages relate to the 2019 study, for which the beaches of El Torà (Paguera), Es Caragol (Santanyi) and Sa Canova (Arta, […]

Substandard electronic products lead to sizable e-waste: Shahriar Hossain

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Environment and Social Development Organization secretary general Shahriar Hossain said that for low-quality products in the market in Bangladesh was responsible for a sizable e-waste every year while the country had no mechanism of e-waste management. He said that the substandard products flooding the market also cheated the customers out of the prices they pay […]

Bangladesh High Court orders ban on single use plastic

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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh’s High Court on Monday ordered the government to ban single-use plastics in coastal areas and in hotels and restaurants in one year to combat pollution. In 2002 the south Asian nation was among the first countries to ban the use of plastic and polythene bags in an effort to stop them […]

Colgate’s New Bamboo Toothbrush Is A Sign That Tides Are Changing

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Colgate has just unveiled their first ever eco-friendly toothbrush, made from 100% biodegradable and sustainably grown bamboo. The company launched the product as a part of its mission to reduce overall plastic waste and improve its social impact. The move is reflective of a broad shift in the climate where companies across the board, including major brands, […]

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