Plastic recycling: No "credible path forward"

When it was announced that Coca-Cola would be a major sponsor of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, climate campaigners and activists quickly accused the company of greenwashing. 

Prevention of plastic pollution stressed

Proper waste management is necessary to prevent pollution caused by the release of toxic substances of plastic into soil, water and air, to protect humans and nature, said speakers at a meeting in Khulna on Wednesday.

Microplastics found in human lungs for the first time

Scientists have discovered microplastics in live human lungs for the first time.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

Plastic recycling: No "credible path forward"

When it was announced that Coca-Cola would be a major sponsor of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, climate campaigners and activists quickly accused the company of greenwashing. 

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Prevention of plastic pollution stressed

Proper waste management is necessary to prevent pollution caused by the release of toxic substances of plastic into soil, water and air, to protect humans and nature, said speakers at a meeting in Khulna on Wednesday.

April 6, 2022
April 6, 2022

Microplastics found in human lungs for the first time

Scientists have discovered microplastics in live human lungs for the first time.

March 25, 2022
March 25, 2022

In a first, scientists find microplastics in human blood

For the first time, microplastic contamination has been discovered in human blood, with scientists discovering the microscopic particles in nearly 80% of those examined, reports The Guardian.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

‘Stop plastic use, save Kuakata’

Demanding an end to the use of disposable plastics to protect the environment of Kuakata beach, a memorandum signed by 2,783 people was handed over to the Patuakhali deputy commissioner (DC) on Tuesday.

December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021

New study finds plastic in 'clean' air

From Mount Everest to the Mariana Trench, microplastics are everywhere – even high in the Earth’s troposphere where wind speeds allow them to travel vast distances, a study showed Tuesday.

December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021

Plastic menace worsening

Bangladesh’s plastic consumption in urban areas tripled in the 15 years to 2020, found a World Bank study, in what can be viewed as a setback for the government’s efforts to beat plastic pollution.