Article - 28 Oct 2008
This article looks at plastic materials and what happens to plastic or polymer materials when they go to be recycled
Article - 22 Oct 2008
Most plastics can be sucessfully recycled. Plastic recycling is made easier by special codes put into the plastic item at the point of manufacture. The recycling codes are explained in this article.
News - 3 Aug 2018
Scientists at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) have recently discovered that degradation of common plastics in the environment...
News - 29 Jan 2014
Researchers in India have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain kinds of plastic waste into liquid fuel as a way to re-use discarded plastic bags and other products. They...
News - 27 Sep 2011
Ecologic Brands, a company that made molded fiber bottle from recycled cardboard, has declared that it will partake in Pack Expo to be held in Las Vegas during 26th to 28th September 2011 to showcase...
News - 24 Mar 2011
FKuR has launched a new transparent, flexible biopolymer. Called Bio-Flex® F 2201 CL this material contains a high content of renewable resources and, in line with the other resins in the...
News - 11 Feb 2010
The Plastics Environmental Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) today announced the recipients of the Global Plastics Environmental Conference (GPEC) 2010 Environmental Stewardship...
News - 5 Feb 2015
Cortec® Corporation, a world leader in innovative, green, sustainable technologies has spent years of dedicated research to introduce environmentally safe BioCortec® range of corrosion control...
News - 17 May 2012
In the long-term industry will have to find substitutes for fossil fuels as supplies diminish and costs rise: so what is a sustainable resource for synthesis of conventional plastics? At Green Polymer...
Article - 16 Aug 2018
Microplastics are miniscule, manmade pieces of plastic that range from 5 millimetres to 100 nanometres across. These tiny bits are filling oceans, seas and waterways, working their way into the...