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Despite state-level bans, plastic bags still suffocate India's cities

'If the government is serious about stopping the use of polythene, it should ban its manufacturing.'

On patrol with India's anti-plastic 'blue squad'

A dozen of inspectors fan out across Mumbai's hectic Crawford Market, each scouring for violators of an ambitious plastic ban.

Vietnamese supermarkets go back to leaves, leaving plastic bags

Several Vietnamese supermarkets have started using banana leaves to wrap vegetables in an effort to reduce plastic waste.
April 03, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Local supermarkets use banana leaves as packing material

A number of supermarkets are experimenting with packing fruits and vegetables in banana leaves as an environment-friendly measure.
April 20, 2019 | 07:18 am GMT+7
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