Tag: plastic

A Visit to a Single-Stream Recycling Facility

I had the pleasure of visiting a local single-stream material recovery center earlier this week. Here are some photos! Keep in mind this is ONE DAY’s worth of waste. The facility is cleared out every day.    … Read More

Single Stream Recycling

Just saying or reading those words kind of makes my skin crawl, but as a woman of science I must look at the facts in an unbiased and open-minded way in order to make sound judgments. So, what is… Read More

Fungi Eats Plastic

Polyurethane (PUR) is a polymer that is used in a variety of ways – mainly to make plastics and foams in our every day lives. PUR applications range from door frames, to the linings of cups, to carpet… Read More