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types-of-plastic-618x264-300x128Plastics.  It’s a space age material that continues to find new uses … including uses that help protect the environment.  And we continue to find new ways to recycle more plastics.

Check out these ideas to discover more about plastics – particularly plastics recycling and plastic products that help protect the environment.

GirlColoring-436x2901Download coloring pages to learn more about recycling plastics

Young kids can color…and connect the dots…and create a picture frame…and more, all while learning how to recycle more plastics. Click the links below and download all of them!

trainsTrains to ride on recycled plastics?

Railroad ties hold train tracks in place – now just imagine how many railroad ties there are in the U.S. It just boggles the mind.

One company now makes railroad ties out of recycled plastics and other materials. They last longer than wood or concrete ties. Check out this news story about these recycled plastics.

 

 

 

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