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polyethylene

 [pol″e-eth´ĭ-lēn]
polymerized ethylene, (—CH2—CH2—)n, a synthetic plastic material, forms of which have been used in reparative surgery.
polyethylene glycol a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form (polyethylene glycol 300 or 400) or as waxy solids (polyethylene glycol 1540 or 4000), used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base. Polyethylene glycol is also used as a laxative.
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RCB had directed the shopkeepers not to use polythene bags otherwise action in accordance with the law would be taken.
The decision to ban polythene bag in the city was taken after involving all the stake holders and taking them on board during last six months.
Polythene bags cause land, air, and water pollution.
As per directives of the Chief Minister, all tourist spots in the province have also been declared polythene free.
The suspects then led the officers to a house in Eldoret's West Indies estate where more polythene bags were found.
We all heard of a certain senior journalist who was alleged to have been voluntarily and willfully compelled to kill a very important story of great public interest, when a heavily loaded polythene bag exchanged hands in his favour.
'The the decision to increase the thickness of polythene bags from 15 microns to 50 micron will help in this regard,' he added.
Researchers have found that polythene can also be degraded by Fungi.
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government on Thursday directed the government departments to ensure a ban on the use of polythene bags.According to a letter penned, the various departments have been directed to ensure a ban on the use of polythene bags (shopping bags) in their premises.
Despite the government ban on the use of polythene bags two years ago, it seems its implementation has not yielded fruits in Busia county.
Summary: Eco-bricks are made of plastic bottles that are stuffed with polythene bags and sealed
26 -- The ban on polythene that is equal to or less than 20 microns, in September 2017, was a point of debate, of course at the time it was implemented by the government.