Jul , Although the quality of the plastic is somewhat lower than ordinary recycled plastic it could for example be mixed with other plastics to produce high quality products PR through an Ocean Plastics brand can further increase the plastics value, and would create awareness with the consumer. First up, there
Oct , A design graduate has built his own machines for recycling plastic to make new products and will share the designs online so others can do the same.
Nov , America Recycles Day (ARD) is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products ARD is celebrated annually on November To celebrate this day and to continue our series of recycling plastic bottles or plastic st s, we present you an article
Jan , Ikea was so last century if you want to be really hip on the next cool coffee tables then all you need is a heating gun and your recycling bin On her website, she writes, In some countries, this project can make a real difference, promoting the collect of plastic bottles and wood waste, and helping people
Jul , Pros Unlike wood, recycled plastic products never rot, encourage mold growth or need paint or toxic preservatives Recycled plastic has come a long way in Since it s made from the same composite as polyester, PET can be recycled to produce fibers for textiles For example, the carpet fiber in this hall
Jun , She used a heat shrinking process to transform the plastic into malleable rings, which could then be placed around pieces of wood Joining Bottles project by RCA graduate Micaella Pedros RCA graduate Micaella Pedros repurposes discarded plastic bottles to make wooden furniture Plastic bottles are
Oct , Having already launched an inventive non profit, Form, he has a goal of creating a series of sustainable prosthetics and to make them, he is using recycled plastic waste.
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Sep , This time around, the team focused on material selection, with recycled aluminum at the core of each piece Recycled aluminum uses only of the energy required to make new aluminum, and the additional materials you ll notice in the collection are also low impact Other materials include recycled wood
Jul , Nosker, a prolific inventor, and his colleagues have been on the leading edge of plastics research for decades They developed several types of structural recycled plastic lumber, a standard way to test plastic lumber, fire retardants for plastic lumber and machines to make plastic lumber All told, Nosker
Mar , To make use of these materials, a research center that works with them has developed a hot press to compress the plastic bags into a sheet, which can be used to make different products Recycled Newspapers and Plastic Bags Rain Boots by Louis Rigano Photo For this design, the student added a layer
Sep , Timberland will use recycled polyester, made from some of the same plastic, to make shoes and bags [Photo HP] The companies have both partnered with Thread, a certified B Corp that works in Haiti and other low income countries to transform waste into useful products, in a new Clinton Global Intiative
Jan , agave bagasse plastic wood Unwanted byproducts from the tequila making process, combined with recycled plastics, make up a new material that can replace wood This new product is much stronger than natural wood, making it much more desirable for furniture production than the ever so needed
Dec , Echotect, based in The Netherlands, mixes shredded PET (the commonly recycled plastic) with quartz, marble and stone to make three different, nonporous Echotect s three products Nuroq, Echoroc and Mixroq can each be fully recyclable back into themselves with the company s technology.
Dec , Thread International, Rosenberger s company, supports about recycling jobs on the island and, in , sent , pounds of plastic to the U.S where it s blended with cotton to produce canvas, jersey and denim products Timberland is launching a Thread infused collection in February (boots,
Apr , From Recycled Plastic Waste to Building Material Specifically, the pavilion is a study of the use of plastic waste as a building material For example, the overwhelming number of bottles used in the project is meant to highlight the extent to which we consume products and produce waste, in the hopes
Jun , The recycled carpet waste may be used to decrease the amount of both base polymer and wood filler to achieve an equivalent product at lower cost mixing and heating the base polymer, the unseparated processed carpet waste, and the filler material, to produce a mixture comprising a substantially
Make your own DIY flower vase using this super easy tutorial for making a vase out of plastic bottle You d swear it was made out of crystal!
Jun , Sherwin Williams water based paint made from recycled bottles and soybeans, and two companies making safer chemical building blocks are among those being recognized by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency The EPA s Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards are the th
Aug , The NAHB report also states that that recycled wood plastic composite lumber typically consists of a mix of wood fibers from recovered sawdust and waste plastics that It is made from renewable bamboo fibers and recycled HDPE plastics making it X s as strong as composite decking.