Recycle! Dow’s new technology is used to make plastic pouches for granola, nuts, and other foods – pouches can be recycled with plastic wraps and bags at more than 18,000 US retail stores.
Bank of England is switching to plastic banknotes, saying they are “cleaner, safer, and stronger,” last 2.5 times longer, and eventually will be recycled into new plastic products.
Energy saving clothing? A new plastic fabric lets infrared radiation pass through it, which can significantly drop skin temperature. Instead of cooling the building… cool the person!
It’s a record! The largest 3-D printed object, a tool to help make Boeing’s 777X wings, is made from ABS plastic and carbon fiber. 3-D printing shaved three months off production time.
An award-winning entrepreneur in Columbia is building high quality, affordable housing for low income/homeless people using building materials made from recycled plastics.
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