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    Illegal import of plastic waste must be arrested

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2021

    REGULATORY lapses in governing the plastic industry, particularly the import of plastic waste, have become a major environmental concern for Bangladesh. In a recent study...

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    Tipu urges local plastic producers to build new skills

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:43pm on January 23, 2021

    Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday urged local entrepreneurs of plastic goods to seize the opportunities presented on the local and global markets by ensuring...

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    Amount of plastic dumped in Med to double in 20 years: report

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:38pm on October 27, 2020

    Nearly 2,30,000 tonnes of plastic is dumped into the Mediterranean Sea every year, a figure which could more than double by 2040 unless ‘ambitious’ steps...

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    7 metres of plastic layer on riverbed delays works

    Ferdous Ara . Chattogram | Updated at 12:43am on September 08, 2020

    Polythene and plastic materials continued causing difficulties in the capital dredging of the river Karnaphuli which began two years ago to restore the river’s depth...

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    Green activists for stopping use of plastic bags

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:33am on July 04, 2020

    Green activists at a webinar on Friday said that the use of plastic bags was gradually decreasing but it should be stopped soon to save...

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    1st online fair on plastic, rubber goods in Rangpur next week

    Rezaul Karim Manik. Lalmonirhat | Updated at 05:02pm on June 26, 2020

    The first ever online fair on plastic and rubber goods will be held in Lalmonirhat from June 29 - July 3, 2020 aiming to attract...

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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....