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Modernize Your Holiday Style

Originally posted on REALSIMPLE Make your season bright with fun, modern decorations. Here are four ideas for updated plastic décor to let your holiday style sing. It’s wonderful to honor your family’s long-standing holiday traditions, but it’s also important to decorate in a way that feels...

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Holiday Gear and Goodies: Organizing Tips from a Pro

Originally published on REALSIMPLE How and where to store your seasonal items when ‘tisn’t the season. We spoke to an expert to find out the best strategies for putting away all your holiday décor. The holidays have passed, the stockings are empty, and now all that’s left is… a mess....

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Can I Recycle Packing Bubbles and Shipping Pillows?

Don’t you just love getting a package delivered to your door? (I do. Especially if it’s shoes…) But once you’ve got the goods, do you know what to do with the packaging? It’s usually easy to recycle the cardboard shipping box. But just what are you supposed to do with those plastic...

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5 Simple Tips for Planning the Perfect Holiday Party

Let’s face it—between shopping, decorating, and travel planning, you’re not exactly sure how you’ll find time to throw that perfect get-together for family and friends. But here’s some good news: plastics have your back. From the decorations to the gifts to the kitchen, plastics make...

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Can We Recycle Flexible Plastic Packaging?

New Research Shows Potential Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. Have you noticed that many “canned” foods are not sold solely in cans anymore? For example, tuna fish is sold in cans and flexible pouches. On your next...

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Plastics Recycling 101: How to Recycle More Plastics

We’ve all been there. Standing in front of the recycling bin, staring at a plastic container and wondering, “Can I recycle this?” We all want to recycle more plastics and create a cleaner environment for our loved ones and ourselves. Here are some tips from Plastics Make It Possible® that...

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Bin It: The New Recycling Game for the iPhone and iPad

Recycling the plastic bottles and bags you use is an important step that everyone can feel good about doing. And who says it can’t be fun too? Plastics Make it Possible® is happy to present Bin It, a fun and addictive new game for the iPhone and iPad that challenges you to recycle in a fun way! M...

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