Plastic is forever

It wasn’t until the middle of the nineteenth century that anything like plastic even existed. The manufacture of true plastics began in the early twentieth century and soon became a flood, as industry developed more and more different kinds of … Continue reading

Plastic recycling: what does and does not get recycled

[ad name=”Google Adsense 728×90″] All plastic is recyclable. That is, it is possible to make and sell new products from any kind of plastic. Very little plastic actually gets recycled. There are two major reasons for the low rate of … Continue reading