Plastics in the kitchen help us prep, serve, and store food while preserving freshness and reducing waste. From innovative plastic packaging to cutting-edge gadgets and utensils, there’s a wealth to explore and learn.


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Plastics Can Help Lighten Your Environmental Footprint This Holiday

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  • Mother cooking Thanksgiving meal in kitchen with two daughters
    Here Are 5 Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Waste Americans collectively generate an extra 1 million tons of waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Yikes! To reduce our environmental footprint, here are five simple tips to help keep food and packaging waste in check—with a little help from plastics. Read More
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    Pack a truly memorable lunch—with a little help from plastics. Send them to school with lunches they’ll love. From ingenious lunch boxes to airtight food storage containers to lightweight packaging, plastics can make packing lunch easier than ever, while helping keep food fresh. Learn more below. Learn How
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    I Hate Wasted Food—One Reason I Love Plastic Packaging The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that 30-40 percent of food goes uneaten in the United States. Plastic packaging can help save our resources. Read More From Professor Plastic