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The Future Is Now: 3-D Printers Are Poised to Disrupt the Economy

For years we've heard about how 3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, has been used in industries that require unique parts and customization like healthcare, military, automotive and aerospace. We've seen an expansion in materials...

source: By Ronnie Richard
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Recycling thermoplastic resins such as polypropylene is regarded as a vital step to help realize a more sustainable society. However, physical properties of thermoplastic resins such as strength and ability to elongate are known to...

source: Medical Plastics News

An exclusive and latest data from Smithers has revealed that the worldwide demand for post-consumer recycled resins in packaging reached a total of 4.79 million tonnes in 2021. “Demand has seen only a minor deflection over the two years since the COVID-19 pandemic...

source: PrintWeek

Plastic bottles take up to 450 years to biodegrade naturally, so recycling them quickly is crucial for the environment – Northwestern University chemists may have a new strategy. Plastic pollution is one of the leading problems twenty-first...

source: Open Access Government

Prime prices for both polyethylene and polypropylene held steady the first week of May, as relatively strong resin demand and hard-to-source prompt grades kept spot values buoyed, reports the PlasticsExchange in its Market...

source: Plastics Today

To date, several different microorganisms have been found to participate in the biodegradation of various synthetic plastic materials following their isolation from the soil of plastic-dumping sites, the waste of mulch films, marine water, soil contaminated by crude oil,...

source: News Medical

Making recycling systems more efficient will save between $4.5 billion and nearly $10 billion according to new research. According to findings published in Resources, Conservation and Recycling, there’s more plastic in landfills than previous estimates —...

source: Green Queen

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