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

Replacing Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: People Are Now Using Eco-Friendly Containers Made Of Leaves

Waking up to the consequences of dumping plastic in the environment, small and large scale businesses in India are dumping the use of single use plastic. Small-scale changes are already being made. Plastic straws are being replaced by sturdy paper straws and even pasta straws in restaurants, and bamboo is coming out as a strong alternative for plastic. Steps are even being taken on local levels to reduce the use of or completely replace plastic. Twitter handle @Savi_IFS shared some pictures of banana leaves being used as bowls and containers for food. The images are going viral, however some comments on the tweet suggest that the images are originally from Thailand. However, each image could be from a different place, including India.

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