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Dec 07, 2017, 07:00 ET Reducing Food Waste Starts At The Grocery Store

Americans waste a shocking amount of food every year—up to 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, according to the USDA. Yet, a...


Oct 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Plastics Make It Possible® Honors The Everyday Heroes Who Protect Us… And The Safety Innovations That Protect Them

They run into burning homes, brave raging floodwaters, battle devastating wildfires, and help stop epidemics. These and other heroes are featured in...


Nov 15, 2016, 09:00 ET America Recycles Day Survey: Older Generations Leading on Recycling

A new survey finds older generations are more likely to believe that recycling can help the planet and to go out of their way to recycle. The...


Sep 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Rescued Puppy Gets A New "Leash" On Life Thanks To Innovative Plastic Prosthetic Paw

Inspired by the rescue dog known as Hudson the Railroad Puppy, Plastics Make it Possible® has pledged a donation of $20,000 to support The Humane...


Apr 14, 2016, 08:00 ET "Tiny House" That's Big On Energy Efficiency Arrives At Carnegie Science Center

Plastics Make It Possible® and Zack Giffin, co-host of FYI Network's "Tiny House Nation," teamed up to build an energy efficient tiny house using...


Nov 30, 2015, 11:00 ET Plastics Make it Possible® Offers Chance To Win Holiday Gifts, Plus Tips To Reduce Season's Waste

To encourage all of us to minimize our impact on the environment this holiday season, Plastics Make it Possible® is offering some easy tips to reduce ...


Nov 24, 2015, 11:00 ET Plastics Make It Possible® Unveils New "Tiny House" That's Big On Energy Efficiency At The California Science Center

Plastics Make It Possible® and Zack Giffin, co-host of FYI Network's "Tiny House Nation," teamed up to build an energy efficient tiny house using...


Nov 09, 2015, 08:00 ET On America Recycles Day, Plastics Makers Say: Let's Recycle More Types Of Plastics

To celebrate America Recycles Day on November 15—and to encourage Americans to recycle more plastics year round—Plastics Make it Possible® is...


Jun 24, 2015, 08:00 ET New Survey: Americans Concerned About Nation's Wasted Food, But Underestimate Impact On Environment

According to a national survey today, 70 percent of Americans surveyed say they are bothered by the amount of food wasted in the U.S. Most cite money ...


Nov 14, 2014, 08:05 ET 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 more of...


Nov 07, 2014, 04:00 ET 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 Recycles ...


Oct 31, 2014, 09:00 ET 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, under...


Oct 16, 2014, 09:00 ET 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 car. That's ...


Sep 24, 2014, 08:35 ET 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 stadiums, for ...


Aug 01, 2014, 08:05 ET 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 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 Field in Denver, ...


Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET 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 the...


Jan 31, 2014, 11:11 ET 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 Possible® ...


Jan 07, 2014, 08:05 ET 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 environment....


Dec 19, 2013, 07:05 ET 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 Thanksgiving to...


Nov 22, 2013, 08:05 ET 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 drivers and...


Nov 14, 2013, 08:05 ET 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 large...


Oct 17, 2013, 08:05 ET 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 Make it Possible® is teaming up with...


Sep 09, 2013, 08:05 ET 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 plastic...


Jun 25, 2013, 08:00 ET 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 series on...