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Latest Posts Under: Plastic Recycling

Interesting Plastic Recycling Facts that Will Surprise You

Plastics recycling is expanding and growing due to product companies, recyclers, and people who are taking continuous efforts and making innovative advances to efficiently use this versatile material. It’s absolutely true that recycling plastics and other materials saves resources and helps protect the environment. In the last 10 years alone, we have come a long …

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How Robots Can Efficiently Sort out Plastic for Recycling

Did you know that trash companies sift through 68 million tons of recycling waste each year? This weight is equivalent to more than 30 million vehicles. This process is undertaken by workers that sort out trash like glass, plastic, and paper that spread out in conveyor belts. Such jobs can often be unsafe and it …

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What are Green Plastics &Their Environmental Benefits?

What are Green Plastics &Their Environmental Benefits? The awareness and concern over Earth’s environmental degradation are rapidly increasing around the globe. As a result, an increasing number of businesses and innovators are focusingon environmentally sustainable alternatives. One such alternative that has come up is called ‘Green Plastic’. Plastics can be found everywhere around you. Most …

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A Quick Overview of Plastic Recycling & its Processes

One of the most inexpensive, lightweight and durable materials on our planet, plastics are used in a plethora of applications. They play an incredible role in making our day to day lives convenient. Over 100 million tons of plastic are manufactured across the globe, every year. They are foamed, laminated, thermoformed and extruded into countless …

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Plastics – Changing Waste Generation Patterns

As a rule of thumb, a country produces waste in proportion to its economic growth. And when it came to waste generation, the United States followed through that rule for decades. So if a country is affluent that would mean, it consumes more and consequently generates more waste. This is the cycle that usually follows. …

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How Plastic Waste Is Contributing To Build Schools

From reducing our energy bills to making our vehicles more fuel-efficient, plastic contributes immensely in making our everyday life convenient and creating a sustainable environment. However, given the global plastic waste issue, there is an increasing need to responsibly dispose of plastic. In an effort to curb the plastic waste crisis, a chemical-based company known …

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How Researchers Are Turning Plastic Bottles into Prosthetic Limbs

Did you know that there are around a billion people worldwide that have a disability? This staggering figure is accompanied by the fact that there are up to 190 million disabled people who encounter significant difficulties daily. Furthermore, it has been estimated that 80% of people suffering from disability are from low and middle-income nations. …

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Canadian Company Builds House Using More than 600K Recycled Plastic Bottles

A Canadian company in Nova Scotia, built a house using 612,000 plastic bottles. Although plastic may seem like a strange choice for construction material over traditional options like brick and wood, companies are constantly finding innovative ways to reuse plastic. The home built in Meteghan River contains recycled aluminum, wood, and drywall but the star …

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IT Professionals Turn Plastic Waste into Stylish Home Decor and Bags

Plastic is one of the most used products in our society and continues to bring value in different forms. One of which is recycling. High-value plastic waste such as PET water bottles and shampoo bottles are recycled on a large scale. According to the Indian Central Pollution Control Board, 60% of our country’s plastic waste …

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Indian Professor Creates Petrol Out of Plastic Waste!

Plastics have immensely contributed when it comes to making our lives convenient and to the betterment of modern life. They help us save energy by insulating our homes, they make our vehicles lighter and fuel efficient, they are widely used in the field of medicine to keep medical supplies sterile. However, with the multiple benefits …

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