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Monday, Apr 13 2015, 02:56PM

Plastic Runs In My Family, And Yours Too

Bound Brook New Jersey Plastic Plant - Bakelite SmokestackEnvironmental Sociologist Rebecca Altman and her father pay a visit to the plastic plant where he worked for a decade making polystyrene.

This is not just any plastic plant - it is the birthplace of modern plastics.

Many interesting reflections ensue.

Read on...

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Alternatives to Plastics

Plastic AlternativesThere are lots of alternatives to plastics. In our new Information section you will find information on various plastic alternatives, how safe they are, and whether they can be easily recycled.

A few examples of plastic alternatives include glass, ceramicstainless steel, and wood. This section is a work in progress with more alternatives coming soon!

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Action CampaignsBeat the Micro Bead Campaign

Sign this petition initiated by The 5Gyres Institute to support the elimination of plastic polyethylene micro-beads in personal care products.

 

Protect Canadians' Health: Ban BPA

Help to protect Canadians' health, by sending this letter to Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and to Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment.

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