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Reducing Food Waste at Home Starts at the Grocery Store

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Tips For a Greener Garden

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Building a Tiny House with Plastics

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Mini Horse Overcomes the Odds with Help from Plastic Prosthesis

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7 Facts about Plastics Recycling that May Surprise You

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Protecting Our Heroes

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Can I Recycle Packing Bubbles and Shipping Pillows?

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Companies Use Ocean Plastics to Make Products for Eco-minded Consumers

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Fishing Plastics Out Of The Ocean

Feel good fashion... A big clothing company now makes shirts with recycled ocean plastics. Even the buttons and packaging are made with recycled materials.

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Waste To Furniture

Furniture made from used cans, packaging, car bumpers, and plastic bottles? Yup. And hi-tech manufacturing creates hollow, light, strong tables & benches using less material.

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This Idea Is Really Blowing Up

Pop up restaurants? Sure… but pop up hotels? Super lightweight plastic “bubble hotels” can go where others cannot. With views like no others!

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Plastic Tape Helping Pros And Amateurs...

Growing in popularity, “kinesiology” tape – often made with elastic synthetic (plastic) fibers – helped a pro quarterback make it to the big game. Can it help us lesser athletes, too?

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A Swimming Pool In The Sky…

Have you seen that pool hanging off the 40th story of a building in Houston? Is it really “glass” bottomed? Nah, it’s acrylic (plastic!), designed to withstand hurricane forces.

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Pain Relief For Kids

Did you know that kids with type-1 diabetes have to poke themselves with needles multiple times each day? This color-changing plastic insulin pen may take away a bit of the sting.

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See clearly

Can a biocompatible plastic lens give us perfect vision? Or better than perfect? And will cataracts become a problem of the past? This company is working on it...

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Recycled Plastics Can Fortify Concrete, MIT Students Find

Gamma rays can fortify green superheroes… and plastics? Researchers found that recycled plastics exposed to gamma rays can strengthen concrete and reduce its enviro footprint.

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Will plastic ice replace frozen water?

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No Refrigeration Needed

Will plastic ice replace frozen water? “Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene” skating rinks are popping up at resorts, city centers... even the Caribbean. Next: pro sports?

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Cheers!!!

A flat bottle! UK biz plans to deliver wine through the mail in slim, shatter-resistant, recycled plastic bottles. Lightweight/recyclable bottle = reduced environment footprint.

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