Plastics Recycling

Can I Recycle Packing Bubbles and Shipping Pillows?

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Companies Use Ocean Plastics to Make Products for Eco-minded Consumers

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Reducing Food Waste at Home Starts at the Grocery Store

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Entertain Outdoors With Shatter-Resistant Plastics

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Building a Tiny House with Plastics

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Mini Horse Overcomes the Odds with Help from Plastic Prosthesis

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7 Facts about Plastics Recycling that May Surprise You

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Protecting Our Heroes

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Innovation of the Week

Quite A Spin

Happy birthday to a 70-year-old innovation – vinyl records! Some innovations in plastics truly are timeless...

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From Nets To New Nylon

This year’s fashion designer awards started on a carpet made with plastics recycled from used fishing nets and carpeting—this recycled nylon is now used by major fashion houses.

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Trust

What do six musicians balance on nearly a mile above a national park in China? Just some thin nylon (plastic) slacklines. (You gotta watch the video…)

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Protecting Us

These shock-absorbing plastics are soft and flexible until they get hit—then they solidify to help protect soldiers, athletes, motorcyclists…

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The New Shape Of Shoes

This major shoe company is making lighter, customizable, breathable shoes using 3-D printing and plastics. Now for professional athletes… and soon the rest of us.

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An Iconic Movie Prop

Sometimes it’s the simplest innovations that we remember… like a plastic phone in the shape of a hamburger, the movie prop that started a craze.

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Innovation of the Week

Hollywood Props

Cyborgs. Robots. Light sabers. Space ships. Phasers. These pricey movie props are hot collector items (mostly) made possible by plastics.

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Innovation of the Week

New Advance In Eye Protection

Self-tinting contacts? Like some sunglasses, these contact lenses (hi-tech plastics) will darken when exposed to sun.

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Sip. Recycle. Repeat.

Music festivals. Record labels. Cameos in music videos. This wine sold in recyclable, reusable plastic cups is taking the music & festival circuit by storm.

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Innovation of the Week

Fishing Plastics Out Of The Ocean

Feel good fashion... A big clothing company now makes shirts with recycled ocean plastics. Even the buttons and packaging are made with recycled materials.

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Waste To Furniture

Furniture made from used cans, packaging, car bumpers, and plastic bottles? Yup. And hi-tech manufacturing creates hollow, light, strong tables & benches using less material.

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