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What is Plastic?

So … What IS plastic exactly?   Well it’s not THAT complicated, the basics are pretty straightforward. Imagine yourself a sophomore in high school, sitting in Chemistry learning about atoms (the basic unit of a chemical element)and molecules (groups of atoms bonded together). A group of atoms create a molecule. Too complicated all ready? click here! …

Recycling Bioplastics

Bio-based, or plant-derivative plastics, in theory seem like the best idea since sliced bread. Bioplastics are used to create (and replace) products typically made from natural gas or petroleum. They are biopolymers, derived from renewable biomass sources such as corn starch or vegetable oil. Polyactic acid (PLA) is one form of bioplastic, produced from glucose. …

How Many Countries and Cities Have Banned Plastic Bags?

The following list is made up of all the countries whom have banned Plastic bags. *OB=Outright Ban 1.Germany South Africa, (OB) 2,Italy, (OB 2010) 3.Australia, (OB in supermarkets 2008) 4.India, (OB in area’s including Mumbai) 5.Somalia, (OB) 6.Botswana, (OB) 7.Philippines, (OB, coming soon) 8.Uganda, (OB) 9.Kenya, (OB) 10.Japan 11.Turkey 12.Zanzibar, (OB) 13.Eritrea, (OB) 14.Ethiopia, (OB) 15.Papua …