Iran’s plastic and polymer industries unions and associations can set up trade centers in the target countries in a bid to facilitate exports of these products, a deputy head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) announced.
Microscopic pieces of plastic have been discovered in the most remote locations, from the depths of the ocean to Arctic ice — and in our bodies as we breathe in and eat microplastic, and drink plastic-infused water every day.
Plastic products such as compartments in bento lunchboxes for separating food and plastic bags are considered examples of excessive service by just over half of respondents to a survey in Japan, according to results announced by the Cabinet Office.
When the sight of plastic bags, bottles and other debris littering the seabed becomes too much, there's just one thing to do: Don your diving suit, strap on an air tank and fish out the stuff yourself.
Unlike refusing a straw at a restaurant, it’s difficult to cut down on plastic while strapped unconscious to an operating table. Single-use plastic is facing more scrutiny than it ever has, and the medical industry could be the area where individual consumers have the least say.
Stakeholders in recycling sector said Lagos State, a state in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria, generates about 750,000 tons of plastic waste annually, calling on the government to partner with private sector in creating an enabling environment for proper waste management.