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If you drop plastic in the ocean, where does it end up?

If you drop plastic in the ocean, where does it end up?

Modelling shows that ocean currents can concentrate slow-degrading debris in certain parts of the world’s oceans, leading to so-called ‘garbage patches’ It is estimated that between four and 12m metric tonnes of plastic makes its way into the ocean each year. This figure is only likely to rise, and a 2016 report predicted that by 2050 the amount ofRead More

‘Complete ban on plastic will kill local manufacturing units’

INDORE: The complete ban on plastic including industrial packaging items will lead to a flood of industrial packaging materials from other states killing local units, industry participants claimed. Blanket ban on plastic of any microns in the state against the ban on plastic below 50 microns in other states will adversely hit local manufacturing units,Read More

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