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Kids’ Easter Party Ideas: Guest Post by Martie Duncan

You know, I really hadn’t thought about all the ways plastics help celebrate spring holidays like Easter.  But if you look around, plastics are everywhere … helping us decorate, entertain, and spread holiday cheer. Just look at an Easter basket; from the pastel overwrap down to a jelly bean...

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Create a Greenhouse Shade Cloth to Combat the Heat

If you’ve invested in building or purchasing a greenhouse or arbor to enhance your outdoor living space or green thumb, installing a plastic shade cloth is the perfect addition. Shade cloth is designed to shield you or your plants from the intensity of the sun, thus allowing you to control the hea...

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Plastic Insulation Can Reduce Your Home Energy Consumption

https://www.vimeo.com/7225549What Happens Inside Your Walls to Make Them More Efficient?Home improvement expert and television host Jodi Marks shows us inside the walls of our homes and how to make these spaces more efficient: from the Solar Decathlon in Washington D.C.T0M39Shttp://i.vimeocdn.com/vi...

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Sustainable Plastic Furniture at Dwell on Design

https://www.vimeo.com/49277624Sustainable Furniture Made From Plastics at Dwell on DesignThis summer, Plastics Make it Possible® traveled to Los Angeles to attend Dwell on Design, a three-day showcase of innovative design for the modern home. While the show featured a wide array of products, one co...

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Plastic Innovation at Dwell on Design

https://www.vimeo.com/47687159Plastic Innovation at Dwell on Design 2012Plastics Make it Possible® attended Dwell on Design 2012 in Los Angeles. This year’s show demonstrated that plastics—particularly recycled plastics—play an integral role in cutting-edge designer goods. Here are some of th...

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CasaBubble at Dwell on Design

https://www.vimeo.com/51488611Plastic Innovation at Dwell On Design 2012-CasaBubbleWhen Plastics Make it Possible® traveled to Los Angeles to attend Dwell on Design, we saw a wide variety of innovative plastic products for the modern home. One of the most unique was CasaBubble, an inflatable, porta...

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Entertain Outdoors With Shatter-Resistant Plastics

Grilling out tonight? Entertaining on the patio? Stick with shatter-resistant plastic ware and worry no more about breaking a fragile wine glass or ceramic plate. Today there are myriad plastic cooking tools, plates, cups, serving dishes, and cutlery that can help make outdoor entertaining easier, ...

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Make Your Margaritas Bounce

Plastics Help Make Outdoor Entertaining Possible So you’re headed out your back door with a big tray of margaritas to start the weekend with friends… when your dog bolts for a squirrel and tequila flies everywhere. Fortunately, your colorful acrylic cocktail glasses simply bounced. So you make m...

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Make a DIY Recycle Bin

By designer and television personality Taniya Nayak As a designer, I love finding ways to add my own personal touch to my home by transforming everyday items into something new. I especially love working with plastics because they can live on through recycling or reuse thanks to their durability and...

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Shatter-Resistant Plastics in the Bathroom

Any idea what Izod impact is? Perhaps something to do with preppie shirts? Nah … Actually, it’s a test – a strength test for determining how “impact resistant” something is. In other words, it determines how hard you can whack something before it shatters or breaks. (Toddlers are particula...

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