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  1. Some plastics need preservation too

    While the push to reduce plastic use and its impact on ecology continue, experimentation about getting new life injected into materials, there is the inverse issues being identified in the art world currently. This study is being headed by POPART (Preservation Of Plastic ARTefacts in museum collections) and real focus is being put on preserving history and influential works, worldwide...
  2. Sustainable plastics, good or evil?

    Danish legend and toy maker, Lego is developing a new brick made from recycled PET plastic bottles. While great for reducing waste and becoming more sustainable and responsible, this is a move that could cause substantial damage. Have you ever stepped on a Lego brick? Then you know this may be more evil than good. All joking aside, Lego notes...
  3. Lumber prices are still high, so why not an alternative?

    Popular Mechanics recently showed the process for Polywood recycled plastics being used in place of lumber for items such as lawn furniture. Recycling materials like this are reducing materials finding their way into waterways, reducing the amount of new virgin material required to be manufactured, and recycling material that would otherwise likely find itself in the landfill. As an extra...
  4. Emphasis on the reduce, reuse, and recycle idea in a different way

    Covid 19 has forced us to approach so many things in so many new ways. Almost nothing has been more heavily focused on during this pandemic as the use of single use plastics. The massive increase in single use materials being consumed, as well as massive amounts of discarded PPE have found its way to the environment in alarming rates...
  5. International Recycling Day, May 17th

    Yesterday was International Recycling Day (May 17th, 2021) and it wraps up more focus on how plastics can be re-used and repurposed. This year, at the Reina Sofia National Museum hosted a pop-up installation of The Plastic Museum, a pre-fab museum designed by Delavegacanolasso was up for two weeks before being completely taken down and recycled on International Recycling Day...
  6. Celebrating Earth Day & Technology

    Earth Day 2021 has come and gone, but we wanted to take a look at ways the plastic world is evolving currently. The biggest focus, worldwide, with plastics is in regards to recycling and reducing the use of single use materials we've seen such a massive increase in use of, due to Covid19. One material we're seeing hit a circular...