Will Consumers Dictate Changes In Fast Food Packaging?

Will Consumers Dictate Changes In Fast Food Packaging?

According to reports from national environmental groups fast food providers aren’t doing much to update their food packaging so that such products are recyclable and amount to less waste. While recyclable packaging options are available and some business have made the effort to incorporate more post consumer recycled materials into their disposables, many are said …

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Making Plastic Recycling Waste Water Free

Making Plastic Recycling Waste Water Free

While recycling is a vital part of making plastics a sustainable part of our future, many recycling processes aren’t always efficient or waste-free. Often, waste water is a byproduct of plastic, ABS, and polystyrene recycling. However, a new technology may make it possible to recycle these materials without producing waste water. It may also yield …

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How Do You Make Plastic Move Like Fabric?

How Do You Make Plastic Move Like Fabric?

3D printed garments and accessories have been a favorite of fashion designers and creative techies since the technology has become widely accessible.   However, 3D printed objects are mostly limited to just a few types of plastic. As a result, designers have had to be clever with the structure of the objects they print, especially …

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The Lighter Side Of Plastic Recycling

The Lighter Side Of Plastic Recycling

In the issue of plastics and sustainability, there’s no getting around the facts that plastic is useful and necessary to our modern way of living, and that there are issues when it comes to the need for efficient recycling, waste management, and improved sustainability of plastics and their manufacture. On the latter front, researchers may …

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