Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicPlastic bottles

Topic: plastic bottles

Pay for the product, not packaging — how a Chilean startup is innovating smart packaging

Santiago-based startup, Algramo, aims to drive the refill revolution & has worked with global consumer goods companies Unilever, Purin and Walmart.

Has Bacardi solved the world’s plastic problem? Perhaps not

Bacardi knows it can’t fix the plastic crisis on its own. It wants to offer its new bottle to competitors in an open-source format, in the hope that it becomes widely adopted.

An American city had unsafe drinking water and too many plastic bottles. Here’s what it did

Drinking bottled water is an everyday occurrence all over the developed world. But in Flint, US, it has a deeper significance.

Modi govt plans to replace plastic water bottles with aluminium or steel cans in trains

Consumer affairs ministry’s proposal could first be tested on premium trains such as Tejas Express & Vande Bharat Express. Experts are, however, are sceptical about move.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.