Category Archives: Plastics

Skin Care Products, Cosmetics Must Eliminate Microbeads

Microbeads Causing Environmental Damage A total ban on the use of tiny plastic beads in products that enter wastewater is the best way to protect water quality, wildlife, and resources. Avoiding plastic also can help protect your skin and overall … Continue reading

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Breaking the Mold

Liquid-pouch packaging, which takes the place of rigid plastic bottles, is one example of source reduction whose time has arrived. While its popularity has grown in Europe and Canada during the past few years, the flexible-pouch concept was first patented … Continue reading

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The Plastic Potato

Biodegradable Plastic On Horizon A potato that produces natural plastic may soon be a reality. But unlike the original plastic potato, Mr. Potato Head, this new plant will have profound impacts on the nature of plastic and its ability to … Continue reading

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