Dow (“Official Carbon Sponsor of Rio 2016”) helped offset CO2 emissions this summer, in part by using energy-saving foam plastic insulation in the stadium and building construction.
To deliver Internet globally, Facebook will build planes with lightweight carbon fiber-reinforced plastics: solar powered, wider than Boeing 737, using power equal to 3 hair dryers.
The ribbons holding the medals that hang from the necks of the world’s great athletes this year are made from recycled plastic bottles that are woven into beautiful fabrics.
Can nearly impermeable plastics help create low-cost renewable energy? A single-atom layer of graphene can help plastics protect sensitive solar cells – plus medicine, electronics…
A new company uses recycled plastic bottles and repurposed vinyl signage to create durable travel bags… generating $ for Haitian companies, reducing waste, and cutting CO2 emissions.
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