plastics

Dow: Time for an industry built by plastics to move on

Dec 3, 2013
Dow Chemical says it’s shifting away from the commodity chemical market so much so that it may drop 'Chemical' from its name.
Posted In: Oil, plastics, chemicals

Chemical and plastics industries love fracking

Nov 29, 2013
Cheap natural gas has made the U.S. one of the cheapest places to make plastics.
Posted In: fracking, plastics

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

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