The 30% Solution – Why Recycling Works but Doesn’t Work

Recycling is Simply a Solid Waste Management Solution By Laura Mauney Municipal recycling of petrochemical plastics in the United States has been a hard-won fight for eco-conscious citizens. Even as the biopolymer market expands, plastics recycling must clearly continue for Continue reading

PHA Films for Plastic Bags are Safer and Do the Job Better

By Laura Mauney One of the earliest warnings that young parents receive after the birth of a child is to keep garment bags, trash bags, and carryout bags made of soft plastic films stored out of reach. The reason is Continue reading

Plastics & Entertainment – a Hollywood Romance that Goes Far Beyond Celluloid

Mr. McGuire: I just want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics. – from the movie The Graduate, written by Calder Willingham, Buck Continue reading