Types of Plastics

Plastics exist in thousands of different varieties. Each has its own benefits. Learn about the different types of plastics, how each one is used and what new kinds of plastics could be on the horizon.

How Many Kinds of Plastics are There?

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Are Plastics Biodegradable?

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    What is Silicone Plastic? You can find these versatile polymers in countless everyday products, from the practical to the purely fun. Read More
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    What are Bioplastics? The term “bioplastics” seems to cause almost as much confusion as the term “biodegradable”. Get the Facts