Inspired to help others after Hurricane Sandy, NJ college students won Solar Decathlon with shore house designed for sustainability and resilience that uses LOTS of durable plastic
An Australian non-profit has created “Plastic Fantastic,” a program that uses recycled plastics and 3-D printing to successfully encourage children to attend school.
After an accidental discovery, a scientist created eyewear to help colorblind people see colors they’ve not seen, using lenses made of tough polycarbonate plastic.
A new all plastic solar collector—designed to reduce weight and costs of thermal energy systems—is up for a German Ecodesign Award. It also recently was certified for quality/safety.
A growing number of farmers are using plastic greenhouses to extend the growing season through winter, allowing them to supply markets/restaurants with local produce year round.
A $100 million fund from consumer products companies provides zero interest loans to build new recycling facilities. First up: a hi-tech plastics recycling facility in Baltimore.
Which toy will win? The Wiffle Ball? The Super Soaker? Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Check out the 12 finalists for the 2015 National Toy Hall of Fame—many made possible by plastics.
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