Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and the world leader in high-performance films, synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers,...
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 - 16 Oct 2011
BASF will showcase its current portfolio of innovative solutions for the solar industry at the Solar Power International Conference and Exhibition, booth 3751, October 17-20, 2011 at the Dallas...
News - 30 Jun 2009
Ford Motor Company’s commitment to being a ‘green’ automaker goes beyond improving fuel economy and reducing carbon emissions. Ford also is leading the industry in its award-winning...
News - 8 Jun 2017
Each year, millions of tons of waste across the globe are caused by end-of-life vehicles, with their rubber, metal and plastic components.
Now, a Research team has proposed a new idea where...
News - 2 Dec 2009
The Packaging Community has undertaken a survey into decision making in packaging across 9 European countries and concluded that there is a big move towards environmentally-friendly and sustainable...
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...
News - 10 Jun 2015
Researchers at the KU Leuven Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have found a more eco-friendly way to derive lignin - a paper industry waste product - from wood and convert it into chemical...
News - 26 Nov 2014
Researchers at KU Leuven’s Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for gasoline. Using a new chemical process, they were able to...