CARBIOS, a green chemistry company in industrial development stage with a focus on discovering and developing enzymatic bioprocesses to reinvent the lifecycle of plastics.
Andrew is an independent, mid-size publisher of applied science handbooks,
references, and databases. The company began in 1990 with the creation of the
Plastics Design Library,...
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.
Article - 11 Aug 2009
We've all now heard the warnings that potentially dangerous chemicals can leach from plastic containers into food and drink but what are these chemicals, how do they get out of the plastic and what...
Article - 3 Feb 2009
Over the past decade, bottled water consumption has skyrocketed. Although drinking water is great for your health, drinking bottled water is bad for the environment and your wallet. This article looks...
Article - 4 Sep 2008
Throughout much of the western world, fresh, clean water is readily and cheaply available from the tap but the widespread adoption of drinking water from disposable plastic bottles is causing serious...
Article - 9 Aug 2009
The retread tire industry are amused by the green bandwagon, since they were a green industry long before the word became fashionable. Thanks to retreading many hundreds of millions of gallons of oil...
News - 7 Feb 2019
Annually, over 8 million tons of plastics enter the oceans according to United Nations estimates. A new chemical conversion process could change the world’s polyolefin waste, a form of plastic,...
News - 18 Jan 2019
According to a new study, more needs to be done to promote awareness about the amount of plastic present in oft-used disposable menstrual products.
The research, reported in the journal...