Use and throw contact lenses add to pollution

Contact lenses users are unconsciously contributing to microplastic pollution. Contact lenses are either flushed down the drains or dumped in regular bins, leading to an escalating amount of unaccounted-for microplastic pollution. “I was explained the whole procedure of how to wear and remove the contact lenses, but I was never informed where to throw the […]

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Bottle crushers in Bengaluru Railway stations seldom used

Most passengers at Bengaluru Railway stationsare unaware of the Railways initiative of installing plastic bottle crusher machines in the railway stations to reduce the usage of plastic. By Vivek Madhu Passengers at major railway stations in Bengaluru end up littering instead of using bottle crushers leading to insanitary conditions around railway stations. “I didn’t know […]

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