This is pretty cool. Researchers have created an inexpensive plastic film that can cool buildings without the use of air conditioning or a power source.
Snuggle up under... plastic bottles? A major airline uses blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles that are cleaned, melted, spun into thread, and woven into soft fabric.
Fight marine litter! Companies are reducing marine litter by using plastics collected from our oceans. For example, Adidas new swimwear is made from ocean plastics & used fishing nets.
Fight food waste! Innovations in plastic vacuum packaging help prevent spoiled food, saving precious resources. As The Economist puts it: “Vacuum packaging helps enormously.”
The end of jet lag? Modern planes made with carbon fiber-reinforced plastics allow lower cabin pressure, more humidity – designed for big improvements in passenger comfort.
Make the most of your outdoor adventures! Check out 5 surprising outdoor innovations made possible with #plastics. https://t.co/ykPiSTdKbO— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) February 16, 2017
Make the most of your outdoor adventures! Check out 5 surprising outdoor innovations made possible with #plastics. https://t.co/ykPiSTdKbO
— P.M.I.P (@plasticpossible) February 16, 2017