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 - 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...
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 - 30 Nov 2021
Discover plastic microbeads alternatives in cosmetic products.
Article - 5 Jan 2023
Research can be a resource-heavy activity. Fortunately, there are solutions to reduce the footprint of science and make labs more sustainable.
Article - 10 Mar 2020
The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization that has been carrying out what it refers to as “the largest clean-up in history”. This ambitious, two-pronged project rolled out advanced technological...
Article - 28 May 2018
Study after study has shown microplastics, considered tiny bits of plastic a few millimetres in length or less, cause all manner of ecological damage and negative health effects on the human body.
Article - 16 Jan 2019
With the war on plastic gaining momentum every year across industries, plastics made from alternative materials to the traditional petrochemicals currently used to create most plastic are now a very...