Sustainability

Plastics help us to do more with less in many ways. Because they’re durable, lightweight, and versatile plastics can help you reduce waste and consume less energy. From reusing refillable sports bottles to recycling your grocery bags, bottles or containers into new useful products, plastics can help conserve raw materials and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills.

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Plastic Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Consumption

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How Some Clever Engineering Makes Millions of Lives Better

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Previously published in Plastics Engineering and posted with permission from the Society of Plastics Engineers. A soft drink delivery crate. A mosquito net. A wheelchair made with patio furniture. What do these have in common? Well, they’re made with plastics. Plus, they’re inexpensive. But most importantly, they’re helping save or improve millions of lives in developing…