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HUL declares war on plastic with cardboard deodorant and bamboo toothbrush

When Hindustan Unilever (HUL) decided to put a curve on its best-selling Pond’s talc pack some time back, its patrons may have assumed the move was aimed at breaking the monotony of the cylindrical shape used for decades. While breaking the boredom was one of the reasons, the slight curve at the belly of Pond’s talc packs allowed the consumer goods giant to save one-third of the plastic that goes into each pack. More recently, its distributors found that 

Have we failed single use plastic ban challenge?

A year after Maharashtra government banned single-use plastic in the state, Mirror Now went on-ground to check the extent to which Mumbaikars have stopped using plastic. The industry was given 2-years of time to come up with alternatives for the multi-layer packaging and it did not come up with it. With this pace, I don’t think India can reach that level by 2020: Dinesh Raj, CSE to Mirror Now.   Source : Mirror Now Share About Us

PRO India on Pyrolysis

What do you think of when you see plastics waste mixed with muck and everything else that you see lying along the roadside or brought back into landfills! Sure you cant think of recycling that. What’s the solution to plastics which are mixed with one another ( think of MLP where PE is mixed with Nylon and Aluminum) to create barrier properties that are Un-paralleled and at that cost. Making then Un-Recyclable too! What’s the solution? bringing them back ( long-distance

BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION

BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION

‘No Water, No Life, No Blue, No Green- Only Plastic’ Sadly, this our future! Can you foresee it? Apparently, we cannot but our nation’s young blood can. CEF/ PRO RECYCLING INDIA firmly aims to fight against plastic pollution by not only recycling the plastic but also, reducing the plastic waste at the household level. Children being the real setters have the power to influence their family members. To aware people about the management and recycling of plastic waste, we launched a

The biodegradable Sulapac® material aims to challenge plastic

The Sulapac® innovation, developed by Finns Suvi Haimi and Laura Kyllönen, combines wood and Nordic design in biodegradable packaging. The Sulapac® material has already got the attention of the world packaging markets as a potential challenger for plastics. Sulapac® innovation is based on Suvi and Laura’s years of study of medical applications and biomaterials. In the research world, they realized that as entrepreneurs they could have a stronger impact on the future of the environment. When the doctoral duo’s biomaterial

Waitrose trials bio-based alternative to black plastic

Waitrose & Partners is set to trial innovative, fibre-based packaging across its range of Italian ready meals as part of the supermarket group’s commitment to eliminate black plastics from its own-brand products by 2019. The new packaging carries a label encouraging customers to recycle it along with their paper waste The firm, which operates more than 350 stores across the UK, will replace the black plastic trays currently used for three of its Italian ready meal products with the alternative material, which it