Category Archives: Blog

Why Recycling, Not Banning, is the Solution to Plastic Problems

Building momentum towards banning single plastic products such as straws and plastic bags is encouraging to see. The use of single-use plastics has skyrocketed over the past couple of decades and our ability to recycle these plastics at scale is still poor. However, getting rid of plastics entirely is highly unlikely and may not be…
Read more

The Importance of Quality Plastic for Asbestos Removal

Asbestos is a potent carcinogen that has been basically eliminated from the production of new materials. For a long time, it was used without knowledge of the terrible health consequences inhaling it can cause, and this has led to a booming industry employed in removing it. In this article, we will explain the importance of…
Read more

The Role of Plastics in Medicine

Medicine is a constantly evolving field that is always drawing on research in other scientific sectors. Materials science, chemistry and polymer engineering have created a variety of plastics that have proved indispensable to the practice of modern medicine, particularly in hospitals. In this article, we will explain some of the crucial roles plastics play in medicine.…
Read more

The Challenges of Waste Management in Developing Countries

Plastic is a primary global concern, as there are virtually no passive or biological solutions to its spread. It has made its way into the food chain and is now present in the digestive systems of virtually all higher order consumers, including humans. Developed countries are seeing the importance of waste management. However, these processes…
Read more