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Three companies responsible for two-thirds of single-use plastics


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The 97.5kg non-recyclable plastic waste sample was collected from a one-kilometer area of Dhanmondi Lake, in two hours

Three leading companies produce two–thirds of Bangladesh’s total single-use non-recyclable plastics, leading pollution and posing serious consequences to the environment.

Among the national and multinational companies, PRAN Food Limited, Abdul Monem Limited, and Bombay Sweets Company Limited produce 67% of the total plastics, according to the latest report by the Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO).

An ESDO report published on October 2 found that PRAN Food produces 27% of total single-use plastic waste while Abdul Monem, with its Igloo brand ice cream 20%; Bombay Sweets with its Potato Crackers 10%; while multinational company Nomad Foods Limited, with its brand iglo, produces 9% of the total waste.

The other leading brands and companies contributing to plastic pollution are: Polar Ice Cream of Dhaka Ice Cream Industries Limited, Energy Plus of Olympic Industries Ltd, Acme Tea of Acme, Benson & Hedges of British American Tobacco, Center Fruit of Perfetti Van Melle Bangladesh, Bashundhara Paper Mills Ltd, Kinley of Coca-Cola Company, Sunsilk of Unilever, Sun Chips of Quasem Food Products Limited, and Ifad of Ifad Multi Products etc.

read more: https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/environment/2018/10/07/three-companies-responsible-for-two-thirds-of-single-use-plastics

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