Plastic is a versatile and ubiquitous material that has become an integral part of our daily lives. From the products we use to the packaging that houses them, plastic plays a significant role in modern society. Understanding the basics of plastic, its composition, uses, and environmental impact is crucial in order to make informed decisions about its use and disposal.
In recent years, the concept of a circular economy has gained significant traction and recognition as a sustainable and innovative approach to resource management. Shifting away from the traditional linear economy model, where resources are extracted, utilized, and ultimately discarded as waste, the circular economy aims to create […]
Introduction The world has experienced significant shifts, highlighting the pressing need for effective waste management. However, the true momentum of the socio-living cause is hampered by the improper channelization of waste management activities, including climatic changes, greenhouse gas emissions, raw material demand, economic slowdown, and more. Embracing the principles of the circular economy is crucial in […]
Extended producer responsibility is a policy measure in which brands, Manufacturers, traders and recyclers should take complete responsibility for handling the waste streams and efficiently disposing of them. EPR shifts the economic burden of recycling and disposal from the centre to producers and manufacturers and affects the economic, environmental, and social factors. Extended Producer Responsibility […]
Are we living in a sustainable & healthy ecological system? The vast majority can respond to these questions within seconds as “NO.” This is because immeasurable and uncontrollable tons of waste is being deposited into the landfills without anyone’s concern. Where does all this dumped waste go? All the thrown-away trash is being deposited into […]
How do we increase corporate adoption of recycled products in their offices/factories/production lines? By improving the quality of recycled products. 🤫 How do we do that? First, effective segregation of waste material at source. Second, increased availability of recovered material through more efficient collection systems. Third, automatized sorting systems to ensure highest segregation possibility. Finally, […]
Two years ago, we had a small dream. 💭 To create circular solutions in waste management for companies. First, we needed to arrive at at something that corporates will gladly adopt. Stationery was the answer. To make everything by upcycling paper and cotton wastes. Two years since, we launched Plantcil and now it is Pepaa […]
Smart waste management eventually creates an active engagement towards the improper disposal of waste. The plastic waste footprint needs to be eradicated to pursue a cleaner and greener planet. “Today’s actions are tomorrow’s progression.” Every action and incident creates waste. The average deposition of waste per day is about 3.5 million tons of plastic waste […]