Category Archives: Plastic

RE: Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

After reading this post on the harmful health effects of BPA coming from food containers, I was intrigued by your statement “I found out that there has been a disagreement on whether or not BPA is harmful or not, and

RE: Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

After reading this post on the harmful health effects of BPA coming from food containers, I was intrigued by your statement “I found out that there has been a disagreement on whether or not BPA is harmful or not, and

How Sustainable is Bioplastic?

After looking toward bioplastic as an alternative to conventional plastic, I really thought this would solve all the environmental issues, but to my surprise bioplastics also carry a negative impact on the environment.  Because the production of bioplastics is moving

How Sustainable is Bioplastic?

After looking toward bioplastic as an alternative to conventional plastic, I really thought this would solve all the environmental issues, but to my surprise bioplastics also carry a negative impact on the environment.  Because the production of bioplastics is moving

“Sorry But I Can’t Hear You Over This SunChips Bag”

Everyday new innovations in eco-friendly materials are made. Out of these materials various products are made. In recent blog posts from the semester people have mentioned products made from alternative material resources, such as blood bricks, hemp bricks, and bioplastic

“Sorry But I Can’t Hear You Over This SunChips Bag”

Everyday new innovations in eco-friendly materials are made. Out of these materials various products are made. In recent blog posts from the semester people have mentioned products made from alternative material resources, such as blood bricks, hemp bricks, and bioplastic

Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is

Bisphenol-A (BPA); is it as Harmful as we Think?

For my research paper I decided to take a different route, and talk more about the health effects with a specific material, plastic, and more specifically the BPA that some plastics, predominantly shatter-resistant bottles. BPA is a chemical that is

Giving Someone New a Chance

As a child football never really interested me and to this day it still doesn’t.  That does not mean that I did not enjoy going to the old Metrodome stadium.  Our beloved Minnesota Twins used to play there and they

Giving Someone New a Chance

As a child football never really interested me and to this day it still doesn’t.  That does not mean that I did not enjoy going to the old Metrodome stadium.  Our beloved Minnesota Twins used to play there and they

Into the Wind-Transforming Boring

Wind turbines are no longer for the drawn out corn fields, deserts, or mountainous regions. In fact you may be seeing them in the urban city soon enough. Asahi Kasei Plastics N.A. Inc. is working with Unified Energies International, Inc. in

Into the Wind-Transforming Boring

Wind turbines are no longer for the drawn out corn fields, deserts, or mountainous regions. In fact you may be seeing them in the urban city soon enough. Asahi Kasei Plastics N.A. Inc. is working with Unified Energies International, Inc. in

The Legacy of Plastic

It was the trend to make figures or models of cars, animation characters, and etc. when I was early teenage. The plastic figures were mostly very precise and easy to construct for children. If you paint over the model very

The Legacy of Plastic

It was the trend to make figures or models of cars, animation characters, and etc. when I was early teenage. The plastic figures were mostly very precise and easy to construct for children. If you paint over the model very