How Do You Give Styrofoam New Life As Plastic?

How Do You Give Styrofoam New Life As Plastic?

Entrepreneurs have made recycling history in Mexico, as they have developed the country’s very first machine that’s capable of transforming waste Styrofoam into raw material used to make hard plastic products. This process gives new life to accumulating waste which is creating a serious problem in Mexico and all around the globe, and provides an …

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Will Simpler Recycling Rules Encourage The Public To Embrace Plastic?

Will Simpler Recycling Rules Encourage The Public To Embrace Plastic?

In Cuyahoa County, citizens don’t need to worry about sorting their paper and plastic recyclables, thanks to the community’s use of recycling centers that mechanically sort through both types of recyclables. As a result, recycling rates have increased. Could more convenient recycling and waste management make plastic a more accepted material and less the subject …

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Is There A Better Way To Recycle More Plastic?

Is There A Better Way To Recycle More Plastic?

Have you heard of a process known as pyrolysis? It’s a recycling method that works by heating plastic in an oxygen free environment and converting it to fuel. According to a recent analysis by the American Chemistry Council, increased deployment of the pyrolysis method could drastically improve our ability to keep plastics from polluting the …

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Should Plastic Manufacturers Fight Bag Bans?

Should Plastic Manufacturers Fight Bag Bans?

Plastic bags, when not recycled or disposed of properly, do create some considerable environmental issues, but does that mean communities should proceed to ban them from checkout lanes and retail locations? That’s what California has sought to do. In response, some plastic bag manufacturers are working together to fight the ban on single use plastic …

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