27 Jun '11, 2am

Dinnerware? Carpet? Legos? How to #recycle 5 "weird" plastics:

Dinnerware? Carpet? Legos? How to #recycle 5 "weird" plastics:

A common golf ball is made from rubber and plastic. More than 300 million golf balls are discarded in the U.S. each year. Photo: Flickr/WebWideJosh From your car, to your desk, to your kitchen table, plastics are all around us and make up the products we interact with daily. While you may already know how to recycle your common plastics (water bottles, bags and milk jugs, just to name a few), do you really know what to do with those “other” plastics? Disposable dinnerware The average American office worker goes through around 500 disposable cups over the course of 12 months. Americans even toss out enough paper and plastic cups, forks and spoons every year to circle the equator 300 times. Much for the common disposable dinnerware , such as plastic utensils, cups and plates, is made from plastic #6. It’s the same resin used to make polystyrene foam, but because these materi...

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Biodegradable Plastics and the Methane Problem

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greenupgrader.com 27 Jun '11, 12pm

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greatdeals.com.sg 26 Jun '11, 11pm

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Tim Finchem tops our list of golf’s highest-paid executives. See what he and others make:

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golfdigest.com 27 Jun '11, 8pm

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5 DIY Skincare Recipes You Can Make Using Kitchen Ingredients

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ecouterre.com 27 Jun '11, 2pm

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earth911.com 14 Jun '11, 2pm

The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the vie...

iPhone 5 Concept

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geekandhype.com 29 Jun '11, 8pm

est à peine sorti que les premiers concepts d’iPhone 5 fleurissent déjà. Basé sur les récentes rumeurs, celui de Michal Bo...