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How Plastic Extended Producer Responsibility Can Increase Your Profit!

Posted on September 7th, 2021 By ecoex

Plastic had become a part of our lives; it has secured its place everywhere in different forms like grocery polythene, coffee lids, water bottles to take out containers. China is the biggest importer of plastic in the world. Its primary sources are Japan, the UK, the USA, and Germany.  Plastic has undoubtedly many advantages like being cost-effective, easy to purchase, water-proof, comes handy. At the same time, if you look at the other side of the coin, you will understand how problematic plastic is.  Suppose you bought a plastic water bottle and threw it after your use. Now, the plastic […]

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Future scenarios of global plastic waste generation and disposal

Posted on August 31st, 2021 By ecoex

The foundation of today’s fast-paced world is laid on the bricks of plastics. Undoubtedly, Epr plastic has innumerable uses, but humans have become dependent on single-use or disposable plastic. Plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues, as the rapidly increasing production of disposable plastic products overwhelms the world’s ability to deal with them. Almost a million plastic bottles are purchased in a minute around the world. And studies show that around 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide in 1 year. Looking at the total plastic production, we can conclude that half of the plastic produced […]

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Top 8 Ways To Reduce Plastic Waste?

Posted on August 31st, 2021 By ecoex

Plastics have become an inextricable component of our everyday life. While plastics are undeniably convenient, efficient, and make all of our lives a little simpler, they have resulted in significant worldwide plastic pollution for which the world has no definite remedy. Because of its pervasiveness, giving it up may be tough; it necessitates not just a change in behaviour, but also a shift in mentality. Plastic is problematic because it is non-biodegradable and therefore lasts much longer (for example, up to 1000 years) than other types of trash. Fortunately, organisations and governments all across the world are proposing policies to […]

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How can plastic producers make recycling viable?

Posted on August 27th, 2021 By ecoex

Leo Baekeland was a Belgian-American chemist who invented plastic accidentally. Still, its invention got a lot of praise due to the “n” number of advantages of plastic, such as being easy to carry, readily available, cheap, waterproof, and most importantly, its life span. But now, years later, its durability is causing problems, and its advantages are changing into disadvantages. Due to its extended lifespan, it is not degrading into inorganic or organic substances and filling up the massive landfills & polluting the ambiance by releasing poisonous gases. So, to solve this issue, authorities have introduced an EPR scheme for plastic, just like […]

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How to Reduce Plastic Waste?

Posted on June 18th, 2021 By ecoex

India is one of the leading developing countries in the world and yet, it has been unable to come up with innovative solutions for its population that would help them reduce plastic waste and improve the environment at the same time. Here are some simple steps you could take at your workplace to reduce plastic waste at work: * Store items that can be reused. Try using reusable containers instead of plastic containers to store recyclable waste. Store glass jars or milk jugs tightly so as to avoid leaking. Keep small plastic waste receptacles where employees can put their used […]

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How to Deal with the Perils of Plastic Items?

Posted on April 13th, 2021 By ecoex

The global plastic market today is valued at a net worth of $468.3 billion as of 2020 and it is expected to grow at 6.0% CAGR between the years 2020 to 2025. As per the data derived from various sources, the production of plastic increased from 1.5 million metric tonnes in 1950 to 368 million metric tonnes in 2019. Due to such rapid expansion of the plastic industry, the perils of ineffective disposal of plastic items are ever-increasing. The perils are, however, not irreversible and can be kept under check by adopting certain measures of waste disposal.  But before we […]

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