Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh
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Bangladesh’s polybag ban falls flat in stopping production, use

Dhaka, 5 July, 2021: Two decades ago, Bangladesh was the first country in the world to ban plastic bags, but the presence of non-biodegradable items throughout kitchens, streets, and high-end shopping malls seem to have remained part of daily life. Despite a ban in place since 2002, the Department of Environment seized 592.223 metric tons […]

Experts call for banning single-use plastic to protect lives, environment

Dhaka, 4 July, 2021: Experts on Saturday urged the authorities concerned to immediately impose a ban on the single-use plastic in the country to protect the ecosystem and public health. Single-use plastic (SUP) is the most toxic pollutant in the plastic waste stream; thus it is an urgent need to ban SUP immediately, they added, calling […]

International plastic bag free day

Dhaka, 1 July, 2021: Mankind has suffered a lot from the first and second wave of COVID-19 and experts also predict an inevitable 3rd wave. Due to pandemic, the delayed summer Olympic 2020 is beginning on the 23rd of this month at Tokyo. My perspective on this biggest sports events of the world is to see […]

Enough of unproven-at-scale technologies, third party collection/disposal method and false narratives.

Enough of unproven-at-scale technologies, third party collection/disposal method and false narratives. Please come up with some real solutions to stop the global plastic pollution and move towards zero waste communities. #EnoughFalseSolutions #breakfreefromplastic

Philippines wins Future Policy “Oscar” Award for banning lead in all paints

Dhaka, 30 June, 2021: The Philippines has won the Future Policy Special Award, considered the “Oscar on best policies”, for its efforts in banning lead in the manufacture of all paints to prevent children’s and workers’ exposure to toxic chemicals. World Future Council announced today, June 29, 2021, the recognition for the Philippines as the […]

Your plastic waste may end up befouling a beach far away

Dhaka, 29 June, 2021: Thailand is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations, which is famed for its scenic tropical beaches. In 2019 alone the Southeast Asian nation welcomed 40 million visitors. As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, though, there have been virtually no foreign tourists in Thailand for a year and […]

Speakers demand law for e-waste management

Dhaka, 28 June, 2021: Speakers at a press briefing on Saturday demanded that the authorities concerned should take comprehensive law and policy to address the increasing problem of electronic waste (e-waste) management. Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE) organised the event virtually and in-person titled ‘Necessity of Immediate Enactment of E-waste Management Law for […]

New Zealand to ban most single-use plastics by 2025

Dhaka, 28 June, 2021: New Zealanders will be farewelling their plastics – bags, ear buds, spoons and straws – as the government attempts to match the country’s reality to its “clean green” reputation. Currently one of the top 10 per-capita producers of landfill waste in the world, New Zealand has announced it will ban a […]

Treatment Options for Dental Caries

Dhaka, 27 June, 2021: Direct Fillings: While the uses of dental amalgam has been declining through the years, other materials are widely used to fill tooth cavities caused by dental decay. Like dental amalgam, these direct filling (restorative) materials are used to restore the biting surface of a tooth that has been damaged by decay. […]

RWANDA: The Private Sector Federation-PSF funds single-use plastics management

Dhaka, 26 June, 2021: The Private Sector Federation (PSF) in Rwanda is planning to raise funds from its members to support single-use plastics management. The Federation plans to invest some 690.6 million Rwandan francs (around '560,400) in the "Sustainable management of single-use plastics" project. Launched on June 5th, 2021, the “Sustainable Management of Single-Use Plastics” […]

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