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?”
Sharon Ply thinks differently and gets down to making a difference through dedicated action. #iSayNoToPlastic is an initiative that Sharon Ply cares deeply about and we have undertaken several activities to address the growing problem of #PlasticPollution.
Sharon Plywoods is committed to the cause of eliminating single-use plastic and, in this regard, have been undertaking various initiatives for spreading awareness. With the recent ban on single-use plastic in TN, people have been looking for alternatives for the ubiquitous material and distribution… Continue Reading “Plastic-Free Shopping Bag distribution at Kovai Pazhamudhir Nilayam, Chennai”
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”
People’s propensity to discard plastic bags and other trash indiscriminately has serious consequences for animals everywhere and especially those in captivity. Sights like this can be seen in many zoos in India: Instances of animals eating plastic bags and having health complications have happened… Continue Reading “Saving Zoo Animals from Plastic Pollution”
Over half of the 300 million tonnes of plastic produced in the world, every year is discarded after a single-use. This creates an enormous environmental impact by getting into our drains and waterways, rivers and oceans. To raise awareness about this menace and to… Continue Reading “#isaynotoplastic campaign takes off at the Chennai Airport”
On the auspicious day of Vijayadasami (Oct 19, 2018), 1650 students of Madanlal Khemani Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Gummidipundi, were given Plastic Free School Bag Kits. This Plastic Free School Bag Kit contained a steel lunch box, a steel water bottle, a steel spoon and a… Continue Reading “Teaching children to avoid Single-Use Plastic”