Tag: ISayNoToPlastic

How much Plastic do Humans consume?

How much Plastic do humans consume? If you thought that was an odd question, you’d be surprised to learn that an average human consumes the equivalent of one credit card per week! One third of all plastic the world produces ends up in our… Continue Reading “How much Plastic do Humans consume?”

Plastic Pollution – How bad is it?

Plastic pollution is caused due to the accumulation of the waste plastic material in the environment. Plastic is a non-biodegradable substance. It doesn’t get disposed off in the soil or water and its effect is worse when burnt. It is thus a challenge to… Continue Reading “Plastic Pollution – How bad is it?”

Reverse Vending Machine installed at EA Mall, Chennai

The world consumes nearly 1/2 trillion PET Bottles every year, with a million Plastic Bottles bought around the world every minute! Placed end to end vertically, the bottles we discard will reach half way to the sun! PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) is a highly recyclable… Continue Reading “Reverse Vending Machine installed at EA Mall, Chennai”

Let Earth Keep Its Colours

Our Earth is neither blue nor green. It is composed of myriad colours and hues painted on by the diversity of its plant and animal life. In order for Earth to keep its colours, it is important for humans to adopt eco-friendly ways of… Continue Reading “Let Earth Keep Its Colours”

R.I.P Mr. Single Use Plastic

It is with great happiness we announce the death of SUPB (Single Use Plastic Bag) on January 1st, 2019 in Tamil Nadu. He was an inseparable part of our daily lives. Though immortal in nature, we bid him farewell because we were all irresponsible… Continue Reading “R.I.P Mr. Single Use Plastic”

Decomposition rates of Single-Use Plastic

Other than the obvious threat posed by plastic to marine life and city dwellers, plastic waste also occupies a lot of space in landfills since they take several years to decompose, if at all. They also leech harmful chemicals into the environment while breaking… Continue Reading “Decomposition rates of Single-Use Plastic”

Tamil Nadu pledges #iSayNoToPlastic

Plastic carry bags, plastic plates, plastic cups, plastic flags, small plastic sachets used in packaging water, among others, will be banned in Tamil Nadu from Jan 1st, 2019. Based on the study and findings of an expert panel that the disposal of such plastic… Continue Reading “Tamil Nadu pledges #iSayNoToPlastic”

Star Students in Chennai take the pledge against Plastic Pollution

Star students Award 2018, held on 9th Dec 2018 at the Chinmaya Heritage Centre, Chennai was proudly sponsored by Sharon Plywoods in an effort to reach out to students and create awareness about #PlasticPollution. *Plastic-Free School bag kits were given to all student award winners… Continue Reading “Star Students in Chennai take the pledge against Plastic Pollution”

#iSayNoToPlastic at Committed Consumers Event

Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat (ABGP) is an all-India Consumer Movement started in September 1974, having branches in 36 States with 538 consumer awakening centres in 187 Districts. They have several victories to their credit in the field of Consumer Rights. ABGP celebrated a “Committed Consumers Meet” on December 2nd, 2018, at Meenakshi College… Continue Reading “#iSayNoToPlastic at Committed Consumers Event”

Social Media Contest & Giveaway

Shaaron Ply- I Say No To Plastic

CONTEST ALERT!!   Do your bit for our environment. Take a reusable cloth bag to the store for buying groceries/vegetables. Let us eliminate Single-Use Plastic from our lives.   Sharon has been distributing a sturdy reusable cloth bag at various locations in Chennai and… Continue Reading “Social Media Contest & Giveaway”