News tagged with plastic bottles

Plastics component affects intestine: study

The chemical Bisphenol A used in plastic containers and drinks cans has been shown for the first time to affect the functioning of the intestines, according to a French study published Monday.

Dec 14, 2009
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Taiwan turns plastic junk into blankets, dolls

Some 40 people stand ankle-deep in used plastic bottles in the yard of a recycling station in Taipei, stamping them flat in the first step of a process that will transform the junk into usable goods.

Mar 01, 2013
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Cement-like creation could help the environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Naji Khoury has created a permeable cement-like material that offers a host of environmental advantages over traditional paving.

Apr 20, 2010
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PepsiCo unveils 100 percent plant-based bottle

(AP) -- Remember the Cola Wars? Get ready for the Bottle Wars. PepsiCo Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a bottle made entirely of plant material, which it says bests the technology of competitor Coca-Cola and reduces its potential ...

Mar 16, 2011
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