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Nutrition 20 Sep 2017 | 6:05 AM

Is there plastic in my tap water?

Researchers have found microparticles of plastic in tap water samples from 14 countries.

Environment 24 Sep 2019 | 6:15 AM

Getting supermarket shoppers to stop relying on single-use plastic bags

Tesco Malaysia's Unforgettable Bag campaign is helping to persuade its customers to stop using single-use plastic carrier bags.

Viewpoints 14 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM

How to tell the difference between aesthetic doctors, dermatologists and plastic surgeons

Can an aesthetic doctor carry out a breast enlargement operation? What about plastic surgeons, what do they do? What’s the role of dermatologists in all of this?

Musings 22 Nov 2015 | 7:03 AM

Curious Cook: Banana leaf, plastic and other musings

Here’s some interesting facts about the banana leaf ‘plate’ that you may not know and also facts about plastic that you should know about.

Environment 08 Jun 2016 | 7:00 AM

Fish now prefer eating plastic, meaning you're eating plastic

About 8 million tonnes of plastic are go into the ocean yearly, the result is why scientists are very worried.

Environment 11 Feb 2017 | 6:00 AM

Start reducing plastic wastage

Plastic bags and products that are thrown into the garbage remain in landfills for hundreds of years until they disintegrate. They present a serious threat to the environment and marine ecosystems. Here are some ways to reduce the use of plastic in our daily lives.

Environment 20 Jul 2018 | 7:07 AM

A 'water journey' shows just how much plastic is in our water sources

30 volunteers designated “Water Heroes” embarked on an eye-opening journey to discover where our water actually comes from, and discover a scary amount of plastic.

Environment 03 Aug 2018 | 1:01 PM

Protect the environment by saying no to plastic bags

Instead of plastic bags, do your part to save the environment by practising sustainable habits.

Environment 25 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

How to upcycle your plastic bottles

Even those who don’t want to do complicated art works can use plastic bottles in creative ways.

Environment 03 Sep 2018 | 6:02 AM

How to buy less plastic when you shop at the supermarket

Most of us would like to reduce the amount of plastic we consume – but with practically everything we buy from the supermarket packed in the stuff, it’s hard to avoid.