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polythene

any one of various light thermoplastic materials made from ethylene with properties depending on the molecular weight of the polymer. The common forms are a waxy flexible plastic (low-density polythene) and a tougher rigid more crystalline form (high-density polythene). Polythene is used for packaging, moulded articles, pipes and tubing, insulation, textiles, and coatings on metal

polythene

[′päl·i‚thēn]
(organic chemistry)
Common name for polyethlylene in Great Britain.

polyethylene

A thermoplastic material often used in electrical insulation or in sheet form for dampproofing.
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Separately, a New York Times report once claimed that polythene bags will linger on, unless set on fire at great peril to clean air, for even one thousand years.
In May bumps will be seen along the polythene strip as the potato shoots demand to be freed.
I saw that the trays that were made from wood and iron were very expensive and the new technique of using the polythene bags is far cheaper and is very beneficial for the growers and is more productive," said another mushroom grower Mohammad Shafi Wani.
A high volume of waste farm polythene in the UK is also still being sent to landfill or, worse still, illegally burnt.
Manufactured entirely from 100 percent recycled polythene waste, Green Sacks not only help to divert waste from landfill and conserve resources, but all of this material comes from UK sources and is recycled at UK facilities for a lower carbon footprint.
Make sure you gather the polythene, mesh or fleece tightly around the sticks before pegging so there are no gaps where insects or blasts of cold air can get in.
Ironically, Murdoch took control of the News of the World in 1969, just when Polythene Pam was recorded and released.
Its usefulness could be gauged from the fact that at least a dozen polythene bags -- the number could be more -- make it to the home of a Delhiite every day.
CFN Packaging's Sales Director Peter Wood spent three days at the exhibition spreading the word about degradable polythene packaging among Chinese businesses.
Every shopping item and eatables worth even less than Rs 10 are now available in very thin polythene bags in open violation of the Punjab government's law to control the use of polythene and polyprene material.
QI cover my seed trays with polythene in my greenhouse to help the seeds germinate but sometimes they shrivel under it.
We can carry light-weight stuff like clothes or food items in these paper bags and the remaining in polythene bags so that we will have some control.