Rethinking Plastic: Outlook Brings Together The Experts For The Road Ahead

On May 18, the corner hall of the The Grand hotel, situated amidst the gentler folds of the Aravalis in the city, behind two of South Delhi's massive shopping malls, played host to a symposium on probably the most abundant and the least thought of materials in the modern world—plastic. The event was an initiative of the Outlook group's 'knowledge series' and played host to a diverse group of people from all over the country: experts in the field, government leaders and agencies and various other stakeholders.

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Paterson Energy: Thermal Depolymerization

Plastic is WONDERFUL because as durable and plastic is terrible because it is durable. Almost every piece of plastic ever made is still on the planet in some form or the other because plastic is not bio degradable. Plastic photo degrades which means that exposure to the sun breaks the plastic down into smaller and smaller versions of its original self.

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News: India will host World Environment Day, 2018

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Erik Solheim, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that India will be hosting the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2018.

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PET in to Yarn

In 2015 Nike unveiled Team India's new One-Day International kit which the players sported in the triangular series in Australia. The new lightweight kit had combination of high performance and innovation with sustainability. Each kit -- jersey and bottoms E28093 was made out of an average of 33 recycled plastic bottles.

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The Oceans Are Drowning In Plastic: A Biggest Threat to Mankind

Plastics have become the ubiquitous workhorse material of the modern economy – combining unrivalled functional properties with low cost. Their use has increased twenty-fold in the past half-century and is expected to double again in the next 20 years. Today nearly everyone, everywhere, every day comes into contact with plastics – especially plastic packaging.

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