Monthly Archives: February 2016

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Plastic Once And For All… And Why You Should

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Plastic Once And For All… And Why You Should

You’ve cleaned out your kitchen cabinets and no longer use plastic storage containers. You emptied your house of plastic dishes. You take your own glass water bottle everywhere you go. Even with these admirable and healthy choices, you are still surrounded by plastic. Each year, Americans dispose of 32 million tons of plastic waste. NotRead More

Processing Waste Plastic into Building Materials

The students of the department of Mechanical Engineering, St Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru have come up with a extruder that develops building materials, especially plastic bricks, from plastic waste. The students made a presentation of this at the exhibition for engineering colleges, as part of National Science Day celebrations at the Pilikula Regional Science CentreRead More

Why Jesmonite is breaking the mould in home design

It may be a synthetic material but it is increasingly being used to create natural-looking, high-end products The emergence of plastics in the early 20th century heralded a new era of creativity in design. Before 1900 designers were limited to materials such as wood, stone, metal and glass, so the invention of man-made substances, suchRead More