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Plastics Made From Sulfur

Plastics Made From Sulfur

In 2016 the University of Liverpool posted an article titled  “Plastics of the future may be made from sulfur, not oil, putting waste to good use”. Now, in 2020, they have announced their exciting new devlopments for polymers made from waste sulfur. Plastics are...
Nature Eating Plastic

Nature Eating Plastic

Nature Eating Plastic Nature always finds a way: Bug and Bacteria Plastic Eaters   There are two species of waxworm that have been identified to successfully eat and digest polyethylene plastics. The Galleria mellonella and Plodia interpunctella. They metabolise...
Biodegradable Plasticizers & Polymers

Biodegradable Plasticizers & Polymers

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICIZERS & POLYMERS As the world is continuously trying to find a balance between the environment and manufacturing. To learn more read this article on ‘Natural-based Plasticizers [a.k.a. biodegradable plasticizers] and...
Are Paper Straws Better Than Plastic?

Are Paper Straws Better Than Plastic?

Paper Straws vs Plastic Straws It is great that we are living in a world where people want to be more environmentally conscious and aware. However, people can easily be prey to following trends through misleading information and advertising.   What’s the Deal...
PVC RESIN

PVC RESIN

Today we will answer the questions: what is PVC resin? What is PVC resin used for? and How is PVC resin made?   What is PVC Resin?  As we know from our previous article, PVC is an acronym for polyvinyl chloride. PVC resin is a white powder commonly used to...