Zombies are all the rage. So what are those cool special effects made with? Plastics ... and other products of chemistry. Check out the bloody face makeup used in “The Walking Dead.”
“To transform Africa’s waste into wealth,” an award winning start up in Tanzania recycles used plastics into durable plastic lumber.
Rotterdam uses plastics to replace aging pedestrian bridges. City manager says bridges are lightweight, rustproof, low maintenance—and can be installed in an hour and last 100 years!
Researchers have developed a new mosquito trap—a small plastic vessel infused with insecticide—that may help fight the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito borne diseases.
Aviation’s future? The world’s largest aircraft—made with tough plastics and carbon fiber-reinforced plastics—uses helium and can travel to new places, says Airlander 10’s maker.
13 Surprising Things Made With Recycled And Reused Plastics via @BuzzFeed http://t.co/TSE6b6yH1n— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) August 13, 2015
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