First things first

It’s all right to be wrong about plastic pollution. But it’s wrong to be all right with plastic pollution. The most important thing to note here is the word pollution, not plastic. And what we should not be all right with are our current habits and the attitude towards this issue.

Time to see the whole picture

A lot of things have been said on Plastic and Plastic Pollution, but how much of it is accurate? Which parts? Is there another side to the story?

Beat Pollution 101

The fight against pollution requires each one of us to do our bit. Step by step. Day by day. And the difference will be seen.

Frequently asked questions
According to the United Nations, around 60 percent of plastic waste in India is recycled. Just 9 percent of all plastic waste produced globally has been recycled.
Close to 15,000 tons every day to fulfill all industrial and consumer needs. Last year it was ~18 million tons / year
About eight percent of total solid waste in India is plastic, according to data published by Indian government.
Mechanical recycling involves sorting, cleaning and shredding plastic to make pellets that can then be fashioned into other products. This approach works very well if plastic wastes are sorted according to their chemical composition. Chemical recycling, turns plastic into an energy carrier or feedstock for fuels. The two processes used to do this are: gasification and pyrolysis.
ABOUT ICPE The Indian Centre for Plastics in the Environment (ICPE) set up on the recommendation of a Task Force has been constituted by The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) to help sustain an environment friendly image of plastics by highlighting the positive role of plastics in conserving resources and its 100% recyclability.
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