plastic recycling

Robot Makes Recycling Plastic Easier, Less of a Pain

March 5, 2010 / No Comments

Recycling plastic effectively would save our world millions of tons of waste, but the bad guy that plastic is, it doesn't lend itself easily to recycling. There are of course recycle numbers on most plastic containers, but then even these plastics with same numbers often cannot be recycled together. All this basically takes us to huge mountains of plastics that ...

The 5 funkiest things made from recycled plastic

October 1, 2009 / No Comments

Recycling has always been a hot topic and despite our best efforts, there are still some people who are just too lazy to do their bit for the environment. Believe it or not, more than 80% of plastic bottles are left unrecycled, and to make matters worse, research has shown that people are suspending their recycling habits even further in ...

Plastic Recycling 101

September 21, 2009 / No Comments

Imagine if all the world’s rivers and lakes were no longer filled with marine life but with plastic bottles, containers and packaging instead. [caption id="attachment_6428" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Plastic recycling"][/caption] The damaging effect to wildlife and marine eco- systems throughout the world would be catastrophic, resulting in less and less plant life being able to grow, CO2 emissions rising and our planet would ...