Did you know today’s tires are made predominately from plastics called elastomers? Researchers recently modified an elastomer used to make tires so it can self heal. Tire – fix thyself!
A conservation organization has created a Coral Tree Nursery® that incubates coral on a PVC plastic pipe framework shaped like a tree—the grown coral then is attached to existing reefs.
Can a plastic coating designed to mimic owl feathers allow wind turbine speed—and megawatt output—to increase without extra, unwelcome noise? U. of Cambridge researchers think so.
Spaghetti + meatballs = solar energy? UCLA researchers now can store solar energy up to two weeks using tiny plastic “noodles” and fullerene “meatballs” (aka Buckeyball molecules).
An Aussie manufacturer uses high-density expanded polystyrene foam and carbon fiber to make sleek, award winning, high tech surfboards. One surfing champion calls them “Ferraris.”
13 Surprising Things Made With Recycled And Reused Plastics via @BuzzFeed http://t.co/TSE6b6yH1n— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) August 13, 2015
13 Surprising Things Made With Recycled And Reused Plastics via @BuzzFeed http://t.co/TSE6b6yH1n