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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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The Word on Plastics Recycling: Momentum

Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. NOTE: figures in this article on rigid plastics and plastic film recycling have been updated since publication in Plastics Engineering magazine. Plastics recycling is growing. Steadily,...

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Eight Easy Ways to Help the Environment

Looking for simple everyday steps that we can take to help protect the environment? Here are eight easy ways (related to plastics) to help us reduce waste … and maybe feel a bit better about our place on the planet. 1. Know What to Throw It’s important to know what—and what not—to throw in...

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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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Can I Recycle Plastic Bags in the Curbside Recycling Bin?

There are so many recycling myths and misunderstandings floating around about what can be recycled, and how to do it, that this seems like a great time for a “recycling makeover.” Let’s begin the class… The most important point is that recycling is decided on a community by community basis ...

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Recycling Tips and Second Generation Plastic Products

https://www.vimeo.com/34671805Essential Recycling Tips and Innovative Second Generation ProductsJennifer Killinger of the American Chemistry Council demonstrates how to properly recycle plastic products, and shows innovative new products that are made out of recycled plastic.T4M02Shttp://i.vimeocdn....

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How to Recycle Plastics for a Beautiful Home and Garden

Tips to Recycle More of the Plastics You Use Bottles in the Bin – in addition to milk jugs and beverage bottles, remember to recycle plastic bottles from salad dressing and oil; food jars from peanut butter and mayonnaise; and bottles from shampoos, laundry detergents, and household cleaners. And...

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Step Up Your Plastic Recycling

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nH_lroYAs4How to Recycle Plastics ProperlySteve Russell, Vice President, Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council, explains how many of the plastic products we use every day can be recycled, and how to do so properly.T2M17Shttp://img.youtube.com/vi/1nH_lro...

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Recycle Plastic Every Day

Nearly all Americans have access to a plastics recycling program, which means you and your family can likely help the environment by recycling plastic bottles, containers, bags and other plastic packaging. You’ve heard it before: every day is Earth Day—so it’s time to recycle every day. Many c...

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