Plastics

Biodegradable Plastics

Are bio-degradable plastics the answer?

Globally, only 8% of the 31 million tons of plastic waste produced each year is recycled. The remaining finds its way into landfills and oceans. Plastic is made from petrochemicals and consists of long polymer chains that...

Lifecycle of a plastic bottle

What really happens to the plastic around you? This is a question most of us politely ignore when we are enjoying our cokes, or buying bottled water. But with more and more environmental issues coming in front of us, it's...

plastics choke the planet

Purging plastics

The thing with plastic bags is that they stay around forever. By forever, we mean, forever. Long after you, your children and your grand children are gone, plastic bags used by you will still be around. And they will choke...