If you look around right now, you are likely to see an object made of plastic. It is used, for example, in the manufacture of containers, packaging and a variety of other goods. But what is plastic actually made of? Plastic is an umbrella term for several different materials that… Read More

As we explained in the first article in this series, plastics are usually made up of three or four molecules called polymers. These are long chains made up of smaller molecules, called monomers. In this article, we want to answer the question: how is plastic made? We will go… Read More

There is no escaping the fact that plastics have both advantages and disadvantages. Most people are aware of the impact of plastic litter on the environment. Therefore, it is extremely important, both as a consumer and producer, to extend the life cycle by reusing the plastic. On the other… Read More

To contribute to a better understanding of the sustainable use of plastics, we have created this page to answer the question: what are the different types of plastics? This post is part of a series of articles where we also describe the pros and cons of using plastic, how it… Read More