30 Recycling Industry Events and Conferences to Attend in 2020

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30 Recycling Industry Events and Conferences to Attend in 2020

If you’re involved in the plastics or plastics recycling industries, a great way to stay up to date on industry news is by attending conferences and expos. We’ve compiled a list of 30 essential recycling conferences and events to attend in 2020. Check it out below! Continue reading “30 Recycling Industry Events and Conferences to Attend in 2020”

Interview with Fashion Designer Alexis Walsh: Sustainability in Fashion

Sustainability in fashion

Interview with Fashion Designer Alexis Walsh: Sustainability in Fashion

Sustainability in fashion
Alexis Walsh

We were fortunate to interview Alexis Walsh, current 3D fashion design innovator and creator who has an active role in the New York City fashion industry. Receiving her degree at The New School, part of Parsons School of Design, Alexis’s work has revolved around sustainability and resourcefulness, turning heads around the world.

She’s had countless showcases in Germany, France, the U.S., and other countries, and has even received a purchase from Lady Gaga. Read on to learn her insights about sustainability in the fashion industry. Continue reading “Interview with Fashion Designer Alexis Walsh: Sustainability in Fashion”

How STEM Education in Schools Is Impacting the Manufacturing Sector

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Education has been intertwined with the manufacturing sector for decades, with talented and educated workers greatly contributing to the success of the field, and with innovations within the field in turn providing new areas of study for students.

In this post, we’ll look at the role that science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, continues to play in the manufacturing sector and why it’s so essential to both the industry and the country that STEM education continue to be a priority.

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Is There a Connection Between Plastics and Climate Change?

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Climate change has been a topic of discussion for the past few decades, and as the crackdown on plastic has come to the forefront of concern, some may wonder what the connection between the two might be.

Keep on reading our blog post to find out the answer and the issues relating to plastic going unrecycled.

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20 U.S. Companies Crafting Their Products from Recycled Plastics

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The Benefits of Recycling Plastic, from a Business Perspective

The plastic recycling process has become part of the standard operations of a variety of industries and companies, since not only is it positive for the environment, but it also makes good business sense from a financial standpoint. In fact, many companies are incorporating plastic granulators into their operations to fully take advantage of this.

Because of plastic recycling’s widespread status, we decided to write a post around companies we’ve come across who are doing amazing things in crafting recycled plastic products into new materials.

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How Plastic Prosthetics Have Impacted the Lives of Animals

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(Source: OrthoPets)

You probably see it all the time – articles on your social media feeds about feel-good stories of domestic pets or wild animals whose lives were changed thanks to prosthetics. These types of stories help warm our hearts, but there is a lot more work that goes into the devices than may meet the eye, and they’re all possible thanks to inventive manufacturing.

Keep on reading to learn more about how these plastic prosthetics are made and the impact they have had for hundreds of animals.

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20 Plastics Industry Events and Expos to Attend in the Summer

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Every year, the plastics industry hosts a wide variety of events all over the world to let those in the field learn about the latest developments, innovations, issues facing the industry, and more.

To help our customers in the industry who are looking for new opportunities, we decided to compile a lengthy list of these events. Give them a look to find some trade shows and other events to attend or present at!

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How Injection Molding Has Impacted the Medical/Pharmaceutical Industry

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Injection molding has had an impact on a variety of industries, and in this post, we wanted to highlight the role it’s played in the pharmaceutical/medical industry.

Keep on reading to learn the numerous ways injection molding affects the medical world and a little history of how injection molding came to be.

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