By Ravi Boolchandani, Amity Law School, Delhi.
The word plastic is derived from the Greek word (plastikos) meaning “capable of being shaped or molded”. Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics. Due to their relatively low cost, ease of manufacture, versatility and imperviousness to water, plastics are used in an enormous and expanding range of products, from paper clips to spaceships. (more…)