Thanal Team

Types of plastics and related Health Issues

A table describing different types of plastics and or components in plastic products and related health issues. It was created as an environmental education material to support Zero Waste Kovalam Campaign. Author – Thanal Team. Language – Malayalam. Date – January 2005

Plastic Task Force

Plastic Task Force is envisaged as a platform for youth to get engaged into actions to prevent plastics in the ocean. 200 volunteers selected from 9 districts of Kerala will form PTF. The aim is to make awareness in communities in the cities along the coast to prevent littering. This group will be organizing regular …

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Study on Performance of Composting Equipment – Aerobin

The study aims to understand the performance of a Composting Equipment named “Aerobin”. The equipment was fed with household kitchen biodegradable waste. Shredded dry leaves & Innoculum were used to facilitate aerobic composting. Temperature, humidity and pH were measured to understand the performance of the composting equipment. Visual remarks were also noted daily by the …

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Plastics – Claims and Realities

Article published in the edit page of Mathrubhumi daily on the false claims and realities surrounding plastics. It analyzes how plastics are made, its impact on economy, livelihood, environment and health. Author – Shibu K. Nair. Language – Malayalam, Date – November 2006.