Plastic Info, Video and Web sites

Is it just me or have plastics, of all kinds, been in the news lately? Between plastic bag bans, plastic Nalgene bottles that are toxic and industry’s need for more recycled plastic resin, plastic is all over the news.

The Judge Parker comic strip, created by Harold Ledoux and Woody Wilson, featured a series of comics (from Nov. 12, 2007 to Nov. 16, 2007) about the impacts of plastic bottled water production. Click the image to the left to enlarge it.

Here are some other plastic tidbits that might come in handy.
- Paper vs. plastic bags

- Plastic tubs vs. plastic bottles

- Floating plastic island

- All plastic bottle campaigns increase collection

- Does it cost more to recycle a plastic bottle than to make a new one?

- NPR story about PET plastic

- NPR story about bottle bills

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