Tag: Plastic Free

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…