Indirect costs of Improper Plastic Waste Disposal
| 4 Min read Plastic waste disposal has various direct and indirect impacts on the social, economic, and environmental aspects. With widely spoken direct effects of improper disposal widely being spoken, very little attention is given to the ‘indirect costs’. These costs have further cascading and roll-over effects on many other systems and individuals in them. Injuries to workers […]
What happens after Waste Collection?
| 4 Min read You sorted your waste at source – plastic waste, e-waste, solid waste, kitchen waste, and so on. You disposed of the waste in their respective bins. The garbage truck comes for waste collection, picks them up, and goes off. Now it’s up to the Local Municipality or Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to take over. What […]
Plastic Recycling and what happens next?
| 3 Min read We have all heard the term recycling quite often, especially in the recent past. Plastic Recycling is touted to be the most important and sole way of waste management, especially in India. Today a plastic bottle we use could someday be converted into a shoe or a t-shirt, all because of recycling. In the last […]
7 Types of Plastic to look out for before you Recycle
| 3 Min read On an everyday basis as individuals and business owners we use various types of plastic, did you know each plastic item has a different make and raw material used? There are many types and variants of plastic materials in use, for ease of use The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI) introduced its resin […]
How to Segregate your Waste
| 3 Min read How to segregate your waste or sorting of your household waste is a necessary action that will facilitate recycling either in a community or on an industrial scale. For the purpose of this piece, the segregation of waste is limited to just recyclables which include Plastic, E-waste, Cardboard, Paper, and Batteries India alone generates up […]
How to reduce your plastic waste footprint at home?
| 2 Min read The journey of plastic waste starts from your home and the best place to channelise it for recycling with its best properties is also within your hands before it lands in the dustbin. Here is a quick guide on how to reduce your plastic waste footprint at home. The destiny of plastic from your hands […]
A quick Guide on What can and Cannot be Recycled
| 2 Min read We all hear a lot about recycling but not many tell us how to go about it. Recycling can be a little confusing in the beginning but once you start doing it regularly, it is easy to know what to put in the recycle bin and what not to. To help you with separating recyclables, […]