Tag: plastic pollution

Sporting way to say no to plastic

Who says cricket is all about entertainment? Since the launch of T20 cricket in 2008, the game has earned the mega-entertainment tag and has inspired several other Premier Leagues for sports, one of them being TNPL. Sharon Ply is TNPL2019 Strength Partner and the…

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…

India Pledges to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic by 2025

India vows to eliminate single use plastic by 2025

India consumes an estimated 16.5 million tonnes (1.6 million truckfull) of plastic annually according to a June 2018 report by PlastIndia Foundation.  43% of this is single-use packaging material which mostly end up in garbage heaps since only 20% of Plastic produced annually is…

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…

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…

#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…

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…