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    Polythene Pollution The Problem Of Polythene Pollution Polythene pollution is everywhere, and the problem is getting worse. For most of us, the problem is seen as one of visual pollution, where plastic bags litter streets, roadways, and in some cases scenic areas across the country. No one will...
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  • Say No to Plastics
    were washable and reusable lasting for six months to a year.  PLASTIC HAZARDS The hazards plastics pose are numerous. The land gets littered by plastic bag garbage presenting an ugly and unhygienic seen. The "Throw away culture" results in these bags finding their way in to the city drainage...
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  • Plastics
    . Though plastic bags served for better replacement of paper bags to prevent deforestation,  it has turned out to be a health hazard with its non- degradable property. Plastic bags are made from monomer ethylene, the molecules of which are made into polyehtylene. Three types of plastic bags are made...
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  • English 2nd Paper
    degrade or degrade very slowly in the natural environment. Polythene pollution is an example of non biodegradable pollution and they persist on our earth years after years affecting even future generation. Polythene pollution is mostly created by polythene bags, plastic syringe, pesticide containers...
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  • Plastic should be banned
    across every strata of society - from refrigerators to mixers; from washing machines to water filters; from the ubiquitous bucket to thermo ware and have made life easier, better & happier for the housewife. But the hazards plastics pose are numerous. The land gets littered by plastic bag garbage...
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  • Plastic - Boon or Bane
    . Ordinary plastics cause health hazards to humans when eaten in them. * Handy as disposable bags, carry bags, wrapping paper, etc. "Plastic has benefited our society in a number of ways. In fact, plastic has helped in advancements in satellites, shuttles, aircraft, and missiles. As a result...
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  • Why Not to Use Plastic Bags
    ... Many of the plastic bags at the super market are made through recycled plastic; this means the old plastic is burnt at high temperatures and melted down. For this process ... a large number of hazardous chemicals are used.. which makes them a severe health hazard. When you use a plastic bag you...
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  • Pollution
    light commondities. As a result polythene wastes, this has indeed been a hazard to the Ugandan environment but first, the description of this substance. Polythene bags can best be defined as a non-biodegradable substance that is used by the majority of Ugandans as packing materials. Despite the fact...
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  • No More Plastics!
    alternative packaging materials such as woven native bags (bayong), reusable cloth, shopping bags (katsa), paper bags and other similar materials is encouraged. It is also a known fact that many of those plastic bags that shop owners used to pack their merchandise often ended up in streets. The hazards...
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  • Solid Waste Management
    selling like paper, metal, etc., is sold to informal dealers by rag pickers. But the other organic waste, old batteries, polystyrene (thermocol), polythene bags, debris, to name a few, do not have such incentives and these are in huge quantities. Also, since it takes a long time to decompose, when...
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  • Domestic Waste
    limited to kitchen wastes, metal wastes, glasses, plastics and polythenes. All these wastes are daily generate in our homes and it is very important to handle and manage them so that they do not endanger our health. Kitchen waste can form bulk of daily generated wastes. This is as a result of the fact...
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  • Food Packaging
    negative characteristics such as fragility and higher weight when compared to other packaging materials. * Glass is heavier than many other packaging materials. * Higher transport costs. * Easy to fracture, scratch and break if heated or cooled too quickly. * Potentially serious hazards may...
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  • Field of Improvement
    effects of polythene bags and they must be encouraged to use alternatives like paper bags, jute bags and bio-degradable bags instead. Serious initiatives are to be taken by the Government to curb this menace which would help in saving us from environmental hazard....
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  • waste management
    ) Office waste: Including plastic bottles, sandwich packs, wrappers etc. (fig.2) Packaging waste: Including all polythene bags which are used for cover or wrapping the units. (fig.3...
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  • Plastic More Haardous to Human Sustenance
    the state government to take appropriate action to ban the use of polythene in the vicinity of Ganga in the entire state. Also  Plastic Bag Pollution in the country   is the biggest hazards. On  August 2, 2010, seeking to know whether a fine should be imposed on paan masala or gutkha packet...
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  • Green House
    environment where one can not control -frost, wind, rain and other environmental hazards. Here the results depends entirely on the type and facilities inside a greenhouse and our own skill rather than on the various of soil type and weather. Greenhouses need constant attention at most times of the year and...
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  • Industrial Development and the Nigerian Environment: Paradox and Reality
    composition, are difficult to handle in the traditional way. More disturbing is the high rate of accumulation of polythene bags of all kinds from our Foam and Pure-water packaging industries, which are unfortunately hard to decompose naturally. Regrettably, however, there is no organized programmes for...
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  • Plastic Pollution and Measures to Control
    has below 20 microns. The Supreme Court has ordered ban on plastic in New Delhi, West Bengal pollution control board has banned manufacture, sale and use of plastic bags, Jammu Kashmir has also banned polythene carry bags, Himachal Pradesh government have banned plastic bags. COST BENEFIT...
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  • Asbestos Surveying Mdsh100
    can be easily cleaned by wet-wiping or using a suitable type 'H' vacuum cleaner. All samples must be individually sealed in their own container or a sealable polythene bag which is then sealed in a second container or polythene bag. The sample area should be left clean with no evidence of debris...
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  • Inventory Policy
    polythene bags made of chlorinated plastics should not be incinerated.          It may be noted that there are options available for disposal of certain category of waste. The individual hospital can choose the best option depending upon the facilities available and its financial resources. However, it...
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