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Great Ideas for Gifts Made with Recycled Plastics

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Here Are 5 Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Waste

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Wanna Recycle More Plastics? Just Ask Comedian Rudy Mancuso

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12 Advanced Building Products that Help Save Money on Energy Bills

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Professor Plastic: 7 Facts about Plastics and the Environment that May Surprise You

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Plastics Help Modernize Winter Sports

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Our Tiny House Heads To Pittsburgh

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What Can a Jar of Peanuts Teach Us About the Environment?

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Canine inspired safety

Look what we learned from Fido! Scientists 3-D printed a plastic “nose” for bomb detectors, based on dog-inspired sniffing (rapid in-out sniffs). They say it works 16X better!

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Balloons and floats made possible by plastics

It’s a parade! From gigantic floating polyurethane balloons to massive polystyrene foam turkeys, the iconic Thanksgiving Day parade is made possible by plastics.

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3-D printed plastic cast to replace itchy plaster?

No more itching? Companies are developing custom fit, 3-D printed plastic casts. Waterproof, lightweight, less likely to itch or smell. Measure, print, snap, done! Check it out...

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A modern lucky horseshoe

Taking horses out of the Iron Age? New plastic “runners” that replace traditional metal horseshoes are shock absorbing, allow greater hoof movement, and clip on/off. Image: Megasus

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White House garden + plastic “hoop” houses = winter veggies

No politics. Just plants and plastics. Temperatures are dropping, so the White House garden will use plastic hoop houses (basically mini greenhouses) to keep veggies growing.

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