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12 Sep
With about 75 per cent of all the plastic ever produced becoming waste, there are growing concerns that the $1 trillion industry is endangering lives of aquatic animals and poses risks to ocean and sea-related businesses.
30 Jun
With the global plastic recycling market estimated to hit over $60 billion by 2025, fuel retailing company, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited has stated that Nigeria is way behind top gainers of the recycling business.
7 Dec 2020
Environmentalists have backed a proposed global treaty that will mitigate and stem the rising tide of plastic waste.
11 Dec 2019
Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste.
5 Jun 2019
Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis Wednesday that raised fresh questions over how plastic waste could directly impact our health.
24 Apr 2019
By the end of this century, our planet will host another four billion people. Three billion of them will be born in Africa.
22 Feb 2019
A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that giving female mice oral doses of the phthalate DiNP for 10 days disrupted their reproductive cycles, decreasing their ability to become pregnant for up to nine months…
23 Oct 2016
From the roadside food sellers, who often sell to customers in nylon bags, to the bakers that sell pastries, confectioneries and bread, nylon usage is on the increase.

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