Skip to main content

WHEN THE MERMAIDS CRY – FACTS ABOUT PLASTIC

WHEN THE MERMAIDS CRY – FACTS ABOUT PLASTIC

FACTS ABOUT PLASTIC What Is Plastic? A simple definition could be: any of a group of synthetic or natural organic materials that may be shaped when soft and then hardened, including many types of resins, resinoids, polymers, cellulose derivatives, casein materials, and proteins: used in place of other materials, as glass, wood, and metals, in […]

HUMANS HAVE PRODUCED BILLIONS TONS OF PLASTIC THROUGHOUT HISTORY

HUMANS HAVE PRODUCED BILLIONS TONS OF PLASTIC THROUGHOUT HISTORY

BY DOUGLAS MAIN ON 7/19/17 AT 2:07 PM EDT In the classic ’60s film The Graduate, a family friend gives the protagonist an iconic piece of advice. “One word… plastics. There’s a great future in plastics.” That advice couldn’t have been more prescient. Though the world hadn’t seen so much as a plastic bag prior to about 1950, it is […]

 
Scroll Up