Dow launches new campaign to fight ocean plastic

The Dow Chemical Co., a global leader in materials science solutions, has launched a campaign to address the critical issue of plastics in our oceans. Dow’s cleanup effort, dubbed #PullingOurWeight, encourages its employees, their families,…

‘Save Our Seas Act’ a win for the ocean

Plastic packaging is widely blamed for causing marine litter. But even plastic packaging producers and supporters want the material to be part of the solution. “We all want clean oceans and we work on solutions…

How to Solve the Plastic Crisis

Just eight countries are responsible for most ocean plastic. They need help. By Adam Minter, Bloomberg News– Since Jan. 1, when China stopped accepting the rich world’s recyclable plastic waste, it’s gotten a ton of criticism…

‘No war against plastic, but focus on smarter use’

MUMBAI: Ahead of World Environment Day, Erik Solheimhead of United Nations Environment emphasised that it is not a war against plastics, but the focus is on its “smarter and safer use” with drastic reduction of ‘single use’ plastic….