plastic bags

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  • Microplastics reach Lut desert 2021-07-12 17:06

    Microplastics reach Lut desert

    TEHRAN – Recent studies by Iranian researchers have revealed the microplastic contamination in the soil of Kalout Shahdad and Lut deserts.

  • Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag 2021-07-11 16:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag

    TEHRAN – Plastic pollution is getting the whole world in hot water. In Iran, plastic bags have the highest share in the total 4 million plastic waste generated annually, so that, it is time to say no to plastic bags.

  • Iran takes step to reduce plastic bags 2020-07-10 23:39

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Save the planet: Iran takes step to reduce plastic bags

    TEHRAN – In Iran, over 1 million tons of plastic bags are produced annually, while its shelf life is less than 10 minutes, but they remain in nature for hundreds of years. Fortunately, the Department of Environment has drafted a bill and sent it to the government for approval to reduce the consumption of plastic bags.

  • ‘3,000 tons of plastic waste is produced daily in Iran’ 2019-07-08 19:58

    ‘3,000 tons of plastic waste is produced daily in Iran’

    TEHRAN – The use of plastic is on the rise among Iranians, as over 3,000 tons of plastic waste is generated per day in the country, the director of environment and sustainable development department of Tehran Municipality has said.