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Going Light on Resources – Even Jerks Can Save the World

Want to go real light on natural resources? This really is not as difficult as you think it is! It is fairly obvious to anyone who spares a moment of thought that using fewer things and/or fewer new things to get the same job done or achieving the same lifestyle comforts mean using fewer natural resources […]

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E-waste Recycling – Even Jerks Can Save the World

E-waste management is an important part of environment management today, given the amount of electronic waste the world (especially developed and developing countries) generate. When I mention this to many of my friends, they are all keen to ensure that their e-Waste does not end up harming the environment. Good folks indeed, my friends. But […]

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Bioplastics Uses and Applications – Current, Emerging Markets – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, an initiative by EAI, is a focussed consulting and market research division for the global bioplastics and biopolymers sectors. The Guide has an interesting section that provides an overview of the end use segments and applications for bioplastics. Get to know more about the current and emerging end use segments for bioplastics […]

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Posted in: MSW, Pollution, Recycling

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Overview of Bioplastics – Classifications, Feedstock, Uses, End of Life Options – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, which was started by EAI as a specialized division to provide strategy and market consulting for the bioplastics and biopolymers segments, has a useful section that provides an overview of bioplastics. The following are the main topics discussed in this section: Bioplastics and its classification Feedstock used to make Bioplastics Biodegradable plastics […]

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Bioplastics Market & Strategy Consulting – from Bioplastics Guide

EAI had been studying the bioplastics industry for the past few years and in the recent past we had the opportunity to look at the sector, in India and worldwide at close quarters. Based on these, we have put together an exclusive team to provide strategic and market consulting for the global bioplastics industry. If […]

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Posted in: MSW, Pollution, Recycling, Waste Management

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Are bioplastics a good substitute for conventional plastics?

One way to reduce plastic pollution is to replace it/substitute it with an equivalent alternative that do not pose the same environmental threats as does plastic. Is there such a substitute available? Well, bioplastics is a contender to the throne. But how good a substitute is bioplastics to conventional plastics? Here are the folks at […]

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How best can we practically decrease plastic pollution?

Everyone wishes to decrease the amount of pollution from plastic. And this everyone includes the ordinary you and me, corporates, municipalities and more. But the more they try, like the hydra, the more avenues appear through which the plastics pollute even more than before. So, we have to get more practical about ways by which […]

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Is it possible to recycle all types of plastics?

While on plastic pollution and its remediation through recycling, one question many folks have is whether it is possible to recycle all types of plastics. The answer is No, but there are multiple reasons for the infeasibility. Here’s a detailed post on the Cleantech Guide that provides insights on these reasons why it is not […]

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Gurgaon-based Greenobin Cashing on Waste Paper Management

Greenobin, a Gurgaon-based start-up has created a sustainable business opportunity in the space of organised waste paper management. For decades waste paper collection has been the job of the unorganised sector present at every single society or office area. However, there lies a huge gap between total paper wasted and recycled. Recognising the deficiency in […]

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