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    Lego’s colourful plastic bricks to go green

    Agence France-Presse . Denmark | Updated at 10:40pm on March 08, 2020

    There may be a global revolt against plastic, but Danish toymaker Lego, famous for its multi-coloured plastic building bricks, remains a raging success, even if...

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    Recycling of plastic wastes

    Nadira Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2020

    PLASTIC is a widely used item in everyday life and its importance is increasing in the present world. Because of the growing use and importance...

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    A degrading government failure of a non-biodegradable issue

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2020

    THE plastic wastes piled up blocking the opening of a canal onto the River Buriganga in Purba Rasulpur of Kamrangirchar in Dhaka, as it has...

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    Dhaka University campus declared plastic-free

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on February 15, 2020

    The Dhaka University campus was declared free from polythene and plastic wastes at a prgramme held at the Curzon Hall of the university on Friday....

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    City bodies lack poster plastic disposal mechanism

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:49am on January 26, 2020

    Before the High Court banned laminated posters in city corporation election campaigns on Wednesday, the election runners had already wrapped their posters with plastics enough...

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    Leather, plastic, light engineering identified for export diversification

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on January 12, 2020

    The International Finance Corporation has identified three sectors — leather and footwear, plastics, and light engineering — as highly potential areas for export diversification beyond...

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    High Court orders ban on throwaway plastic containers in coastal areas 

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 06:50pm on January 06, 2020

    The High Court Division on Monday directed the government to ban in one year the use of throwaway plastic containers by hotels, motels and restaurants...

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    Thai retailers ban single-use plastic bags

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:36pm on January 02, 2020

    Thai retailers kicked off 2020 with a ban on single-use plastic bags, joining the battle against throwaway carriers in the Southeast Asian nation where citizens...

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    Egypt beach resorts fight global scourge of plastic trash

    Agence France-Presse . Hurghada, Egypt | Updated at 10:57pm on December 22, 2019

    Combing the Red Sea beach at an Egyptian luxury resort, workers find bagfuls of plastic garbage -- but the news isn’t all bad, thanks to...

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    Plastic factory fire death toll reaches 21

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on December 19, 2019

    Another worker, who sustained burn injuries in the plastic factory fire at Keraniganj recently, died at hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, raising the death toll...