Plastics and Your Life

Every day, plastics help make our lives better, healthier and safer in countless ways. PlasticsInfo.org provides useful tips and simple solutions to help you make the most of the innovation and convenience plastics have to offer. If you've got a question about the safety or proper use of a plastic product, see our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

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Make Every Day Earth Day by Recycling and Reusing More Plastics

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average Amerian produces approximately 1,600 pounds of trash per year. Too much trash going into landfills contains recyclable products that should be going into the recycle bin!  » more

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Plastics & Safety: What You Need to Know

Because plastics are so integral to our daily lives, sometimes people get confused about the safety of plastic products and the proper ways to use them. Which plastics are best for microwave use? Is it okay to freeze your water bottle? What should you do when a plastic baby bottle starts to look cloudy? We can help you find answers.  » more

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How Your Kitchen Works

If you’ve ever felt clueless in the kitchen, you’re not alone. Many young adults lack basic kitchen supplies and know-how. But don’t despair, help is only a click away. Learn to avoid common kitchen don’ts, save time and money, and succeed in the kitchen. » more

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Learn to Love Your Leftovers!

Tired of the same old leftovers? Plan ahead by making extra servings of your first meal and transforming them into casseroles, salads and other creative dishes. » more

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