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Decluttering? 5 Easy Ways To Make It Simpler

Let’s face it: between figuring out what to toss and how to organize that cluttered closet, sparking joy through organization can feel like a daunting task. Here are five ways plastics can help make decluttering and organizing simpler … and help you keep things spiffy all year long. 1. What’s...

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Can Plastic Pipes Help Fix Our Water Infrastructure?

Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers.  This is the first of two articles on plastic pipe. The next article will focus on PVC pipe. There is a lot of conversation about water these days. Whether it’s managing through...

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Plastics Help House Win at Solar Decathlon

Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. What does “a house that would intellectually respond to Hurricane Sandy” look like? As the students at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, see it, it starts with two...

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This Tiny House is Big on Energy Efficiency

This tiny house is making a big statement about the importance of energy efficiency for homeowners, our nation, and our environment … in tiny houses and not-so-tiny houses. While one advantage of a tiny house can be its relatively small environmental footprint, every house and homeowner can benefi...

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The Money Pit

Plastics Make it Possible® has partnered with The Money Pit, a nationally syndicated radio program on home improvement, to highlight the many ways plastics can help us keep the environment in mind when we’re designing or renovating our homes. From plastic insulation that reduces heating and cooli...

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Home Improvement Ideas at The Money Pit

Plastics Make it Possible® has partnered with The Money Pit, a nationally syndicated radio program on home improvement, to highlight the many ways plastics can help us keep the environment in mind when we’re designing or renovating our homes. From plastic insulation that reduces heating and cooli...

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Plastic Building Products Make New Chateau More Energy-Efficient

A chateau made with innovative plastic building products in Highlandville, Mo., will be one of the largest homes in the United States—72,000 square feet, even larger than the White House—when completed. But what really makes the Pensmore chateau unique is its design. Pensmore’s owner set out t...

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Build Your New Home with Recycled Plastic Building Materials

Whether you are adding a room, renovating your house, or starting from scratch, construction can be an arduous and lengthy process. Not only can it turn your life upside down, but it also can generate a lot of waste. To help “green” the construction process, many companies are creating innovativ...

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