Being green - Recycling plastic

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It might be one of the greatest inventions of the early 20th century. And yet it might be one of the worst curse for our planet too.
We usually call Plastic those materials which clearly aren't natural (other than wood, wool or metal), even though most are produced from petroleum.

Too often we encounter it alongside the road, on fields and beaches, in forests and rivers. Plastic is "vulnerable" to sunlight, it decolors, gets softer through the heat and then gets brittle. It does decompose, but this frees toxic substances. Best is to recycle it. Unfortunately, not every kind of plastic is recyclable.

But the following works give you some ideas how to reuse your plastic at home.


Yugioh Card Wrapper Bag by slifertheskydragon Multi color plarn bag by DigitalParanoia Plarn purse by saunterin
Blue Plarn Shoulder Shopper by Wabbit-t3h Bottle Bag by wiebkefesch Fused Plastic Bookbag by UneGlaceRose

:thumb270232301: Plaskets by White-Rose-Tree :thumb98557450:

Recycled Plarn Octopus by BunnehDemon Plastic Skelton by captaincactus milk jug pumpkins SET ONE by sapphirestarflake

100 Bottles by seshat Plastic bottle transformation by olphactoryhues

Water Dress by HauntedByLadybirds :thumb124729857: Plastic bag sandals by CherokeeCampFireGirl

Beads by couldntfinkof1 :thumb195662404:


Some facts about plastic bottles: Stamp: Facts About Plastic by FantasyStockAvatars by FantasyStockAvatars

And if you every get the possibility to watch the movie Plastic Planet by Werner Boote, watch it. It's very informative.

:iconheartdarkgreenplz: thanks for reading :iconheartdarkgreenplz:
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Oh my! These are are so cool~ :icongleeplz: I kind of wonder about making plastic bracelets. I hear plastic has a lot of chemicals that you probably don't want on you or in your system.