ARTICLES - Tag: compostable

My plastic bag should be used for energy, not more plastic bags.

  I just finished my lunch at a sandwich shop and enjoyed a nice cup of water in a pretty typical plastic cup. I have two bins in front of me….recycle and trash. Now, most people would throw it into the recycle bin without a thought otherwise. But what if we are making the wrong......


The World’s First Rubber Ball

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As early as 1600 B.C., the ancient Mesoamericans first processed natural rubber into balls, bands and figurines (see below photo of a rubber ball with ancient ‘baseball bat’)…yes, natural rubber….it actually comes from trees. They would harvest latex from the Panama Rubber Tree plant and process it using liquid from the ‘Morning Glory Vine’.  Skip forward thousands of......