The association hopes to inspire a commitment to sustainable practices throughout the industry
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced that it has adopted its first Sustainability Statement, outlining the association’s commitment to sustainable principles. Through such a statement, PLASTICS hopes to encourage similar associations and companies across the plastics industry to make a similar commitment to sustainability.
Adding bits of irradiated plastic water bottles could cut cement industry’s carbon emissions.
MIT undergraduate students have found that, by exposing plastic flakes to small, harmless doses of gamma radiation, then pulverizing the flakes into a fine powder, they can mix the plastic with cement paste to produce concrete that is up to 20 percent stronger than conventional concrete.
U.K. naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough has warned of the dangers of plastic in the oceans after witnessing the damage it causes while filming a new wildlife series.
Attenborough said that during the recording of the BBC’s TV series “Blue Planet II” he saw countless examples of the negative effect of plastics, according to comments in the Guardian newspaper on Sunday.
Troy, Mich. — Mobility always has been at the core of the automotive industry, and now it’s also about to rock that same core.
Autonomous vehicles are on the horizon. And even if that horizon is distant, the industry is preparing to design a new world where millions of people would gain access to the road if the technology can be brought to the mainstream.
WASHINGTON — Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study.
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