Date Archive - November 2017

Biodegradable Products

What Are Biodegradable Products?

Many items available today are touted as biodegradable products and many environmentally concerned citizens find this trend to be a positive step when it comes to envisioning a cleaner planet. But how do we know when a product is biodegradable and which products are best for the environment? A biodegradable material that is made from eco-friendly material that will decompose, whether it be in a municipal landfill or as roadside litter.…

Read more Leave a comment

Low Density Polyethylene

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Manufacturing Process

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) is a commonly used plastic often used to make food packaging and shopping bags. It’s sister plastic, high density polyethylene (HDPE) is used to make piping, bottles and buckets. Ethylene is a natural gas that is used in the initial stages of the low density polyethylene (LDPE) manufacturing process. Most of the ethylene is stored in a cracking plant where it is byt the steam cracking…

Read more One Comment

Plastic Bottle Recycling To Make Cloth

Plastic Bottle Recycling Turns Waste Into High Fashion

Did you know that some plastics can be recycled into clothing by the plastic bottle recycling process? In fact, it’s a growing industry with a number of manufacturers producing some stunning attire while helping to protect the environment at the same time. The first step in the bottle recycling process is the shredding. This not only removes any liquid residue but produces the strips that can be wrapped in cellophane,…

Read more Leave a comment

Plastic Recycling At Home

Plastic Recycling At Home Or In The Classroom

To illustrate or play with the idea of recycling you can plastic recycling at home or in the classroom. All you need is some acetone, a several pieces of Styrofoam and a small bowl. (Polystyrene is a petroleum-based plastic made from the styrene monomer. Most people know it under the name Styrofoam, which is actually the trade name of a polystyrene foam product used for housing insulation. – Yahoo Answers)…

Read more Leave a comment

Call Now Button