Tackling plastic pollution with a net of law and chemical coding — ScienceDaily

An innovative proposal to tackle the global plastic pollution crisis with a combination of DNA-like encoding of plastics and international law has been put forward by a transdisciplinary team of…

Holistic approach to ban single use plastic

Visakhapatnam: Besides enforcing a ban on single use plastic, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation is providing a platform for the people to opt for alternatives. In line with this, a fair…

How A Holistic Plastic Surgeon Approaches Beauty

“Culturally, I come from a long lineage of healers, teachers, and artists. So I think it’s my place to be a leader in the healing arts. I also grew up…

Curbing plastic waste to protect oceans

From providing the oxygen we breathe and food we eat to regulating temperature and weather, the world’s oceans play a critical role in protecting human health. That’s why for World…

Research discovers new bacteria that stick to plastic in the deep sea to travel around the ocean — ScienceDaily

Newcastle University scientists have found new types of plastic loving bacteria that stick to plastic in the deep sea that may enable them to ‘hitchhike’ across the ocean. The team…

‘Treaty must provide holistic solution to plastic crisis’

ENVIRONMENTAL activists are urging global leaders to come out with a holistic global treaty to reduce plastic pollution. Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives global communications lead Claire Arkin said the…

Plastic labelling needs ‘sustainability scale’ — ScienceDaily

Labelling of plastic products needs a drastic overhaul including a new “sustainability scale” to help consumers, researchers say. Plastic pollution is a growing global problem, with an increasingly complex mix…

Stronger materials could bloom with new images of plastic flow — ScienceDaily

Imagine dropping a tennis ball onto a bedroom mattress. The tennis ball will bend the mattress a bit, but not permanently — pick the ball back up, and the mattress…