A new microwave technology turns used plastics into diesel fuel for trucks. Could plastics that aren’t getting recycled today become a source for more sustainable energy production?
Plastics recycling grows … along with your food. A recycler in California is collecting up to 100 million pounds of plastic film used for growing crops, turning it into reusable bags.
Why are these eggs so happy? Because they were nestled in a carton made with 100% recycled plastics from used beverage bottles. Recycle more plastics! Check out the video.
Why did this company win Richard Branson’s Virgin Voom award? Because it relies on used plastics to make roads greener, leaner (cheaper) and stronger (longer lasting), says company.
Vogue calls these flats “the most environmentally friendly shoes on the planet.” And “the cutest.” They’re 3-D knit with fabrics made from recycled plastic bottles—and recyclable.
Researchers have developed a plastic sponge that can soak up oil spills … then release the oil for use. The sponge can be reused multiple times and improves on existing cleanup methods.
San Diego company 3-D prints custom fit shoes, including size 28 for a young man with cerebral gigantism – using cushy, stretchy plastics/rubber. Company even recycles your old shoes.
As the bees get buzzing to make honey, see how innovative beekeepers use #plastics to help the hive:— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) March 30, 2017
As the bees get buzzing to make honey, see how innovative beekeepers use #plastics to help the hive:
— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) March 30, 2017