Debunking Common Myths and Misconceptions about Plastic Recycling
If you’re an adult in America, you’ve probably heard about recycling your whole life. And you likely also use quite a few plastic materials on an everyday basis. But perhaps, even if you know how important recycling is, you aren’t sure exactly what plastic materials should be recycled or how exactly that process even works. […]
How To Tell If a Plastic Product is Recyclable
Plastic products are ubiquitous in modern life. We all use them pretty much every day in this country. Additionally, most people want to be good stewards of the environment and view recycling as an easy way to make a difference. However, throwing something that can’t actually be recycled into your recycling bin actually has the […]
The Future of Plastic Recycling
The practice of recycling plastics has existed in American for more than half a century. The objective is simple: to recycle as high a percentage of plastic as possible so they don’t end up in a landfill or bodies of water while also conserving resources and cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions. While many strides […]
How Is Plastic Recycled?
Plastic products are ubiquitous in our society. From water bottles to medical equipment, many of the items we use daily are made up of plastic. When we finish using these items, we often throw them in the recycling bin, but what happens to them after doing this? Here we provide a step-by-step guide to how […]