A startup company in Mexico is trying to put a dent in the country’s trash problems—and poverty—by building low-cost houses made with used/recycled plastics.
A new renewable source for plastics? DuPont and ADM teamed up to develop a chemical compound from plant fructose that can be used to make plastics and textiles.
For a better environment and safer walking, some cities are installing pavers made of recycled plastics over sprawling roots of mature trees to stave off unwanted, costly tree removal.
Rooftop solar power is growing. Is rooftop wind power next? Scientists are creating plastic strips with a conductive coating—they sway in the wind like grass to produce electricity.
What a ride! A bicycle maker uses tough, transparent polycarbonate plastic to create bike frames that glow with multi-colored LED lights.
Dow’s plastic membranes filter sewage in So. Cal., turning it into drinkable water. The technology helps combat water scarcity, may help provide “drought-proof” water supplies.
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