plastic

A new glowing plastic that could change the lighting industry

Dec 4, 2012
A new kind of light bulb has been invented that will ship from U.S. factories and may bring more efficient--and controllable--lighting to the industry.
Posted In: drones, plastic, light bulb, lighting

Plastic's fantastic for thieves in California

Nov 26, 2012
Thieves steal millions of dollars of plastic pallets and milk cases from businesses. Sold to recyclers, the plastic is then used to make new pallets and milk cases.
Posted In: plastics, plastic, theft

YouTube to pull back funding, and skin healing plastic

Nov 13, 2012
YouTube may slash funding to over half of its new channels and a plastic that repairs itself like skin heals itself, but faster.
Posted In: YouTube, Tech, biotech, plastic

Paper or Plastic? Which shopping bag should I choose at the grocery store?

Aug 5, 2010
Easy Answer: Neither. Bring your own. But if you forget, you may want to choose the type of bag you're most likely to reuse....
Posted In: paper, paper or plastic, plastic, shopping bags

What do those numbers on the bottoms of plastic containers mean? Which numbers are the easiset to recycle?

Jul 22, 2010
Easy Answer: The numbers on the bottom of plastic bottles let you know the type of plastic they're made of. The easiest to recycle are numbers 1...
Posted In: codes, numbers, plastic, plastics, recycling