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Nov 14, 2014, 08:05 ET
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New Survey: Half Of Americans Say They Recycle 75 Percent Or More Of Recyclable Items

 A new national survey conducted in advance of America Recycles Day (November 15) finds that half of Americans say they recycle 75 percent or...

Nov 07, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Plastics Make it Possible® Launches "Don't Be Trashy. Recycle." Tour

Plastics Make it Possible® has launched a three-week recycling tour, under the theme "Don't Be Trashy. Recycle." The tour celebrates America...

Oct 31, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Plastics Make it Possible® Launches "Don't Be Trashy. Recycle." Tour

On November 1 in Philadelphia, Plastics Make it Possible® will launch a three-week recycling tour at the Penn State v. Brown homecoming game,...

Oct 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Americans Rank Fuel Efficiency as Top Vehicle Purchasing Factor

More than three-quarters (79%) of Americans say that fuel efficiency is more important than safety, body type or price, when purchasing a...

Sep 24, 2014, 08:35 ET
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Plastics Help Tailgaters Reduce Waste

 Tailgating at sports events is almost as big a draw as the game itself, with lots of food, lots of fun—and lots of waste. Large college...

Aug 01, 2014, 08:05 ET
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WASTE LESS FOOD ON SUMMER ROAD TRIPS, TIPS FROM PLASTICS MAKE IT POSSIBLE®

Summer is peak season for road trips, which usually include plenty of snacks and beverages. But nobody wants to end the trip with spoiled food and...

Jun 25, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Want To Bat Cleanup? Plastics Make it Possible® Encourages Baseball Fans To Recycle More Plastics

 To encourage people to recycle more plastics, Plastics Make it Possible® is bringing its unique "recycling" vending machine to Coors...

Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Plastics Make it Possible® And "Ace of Cakes" Duff Goldman Launch Video Series On Reducing Food And Packaging Waste

This summer, Plastics Make it Possible® is teaming up with celebrity chef and television personality Duff Goldman to launch a video series on...

Jan 31, 2014, 11:11 ET
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Plastics Help Football Fans Reduce Waste On Game Day

Sunday's big game usually involves lots of food and drinks, but that doesn't mean game day celebrating has to be wasteful. Plastics Make it...

Jan 07, 2014, 08:05 ET
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Low-Cost Home Projects Can Help Save Energy And Money This Winter

Falling winter temperatures typically raise home heating costs—along with concerns over the impact of increased energy use on the...

Dec 19, 2013, 07:05 ET
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Plastics Help Americans Reduce Waste During Holidays--And Beyond

Americans produce 25 percent more household waste during the holiday season—that's an extra 1.2 million tons of trash per week from...

Nov 22, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Plastics Make It Possible® Launches Holiday Auto Travel Poll With Chance To Win $500

More than 80 million Americans are expected to take to the road this holiday season, so Plastics Make it Possible® is highlighting how...

Nov 14, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Plastics Make it Possible® Sends Mobile Recycling Bins To Six College Cities To Celebrate America Recycles Day

To celebrate America Recycles Day this November 15, Plastics Make it Possible® will send a fleet of mobile recycling bins to six cities with...

Oct 17, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Chef Robert Irvine To Highlight Plastics And Sustainability At Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival

 To highlight the vital role plastics play in food preparation, packaging and sustainability, Plastics...

Sep 09, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Plastics Make It Possible® Unveils Vending Machine For Recycled Plastic T-shirts At New York Fashion Week

 For three days during New York Fashion Week, consumers on midtown 8th Avenue can "buy" a limited edition designer T-shirt made with recycled...

Jun 25, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Plastics Make It Possible® And HGTV Designer Taniya Nayak Launch "Recycling Makeover" Video Series

 This summer, Plastics Make it Possible® has teamed up with popular designer and television personality Taniya Nayak to launch a video...

Jun 06, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Plastics Make It Possible® Launches Bathroom To Bin-Plus A Chance To Win $500

To encourage consumers to recycle more plastics at home, Plastics Make it Possible® today launched Bathroom to Bin, an interactive online...

Mar 14, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Plastics Deliver More Choices, Advances In Frozen Foods--With Less Packaging And Food Waste

 During the 30th National Frozen Food Month this March, Plastics Make it Possible® is honoring innovations in plastics that help deliver...

Dec 20, 2012, 11:03 ET
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¿Resolución para vivir una vida más verde en 2013?

Una encuesta nacional reciente halló que los estadounidenses planean vivir un estilo de vida más ecológico en los próximos...

Dec 20, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Resolving To Be Greener In 2013?

 A recent national survey found that many Americans plan to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle in the coming years, and they are looking...