As petrochemicals and recycling advancements give old plastic new life over and over again—from shoes and clothes made of recycled plastic recovered from the ocean, to plastic bottles being chemically recycled into fuel and a raw material to make new petrochemicals—what it means to “recycle” is changing right before our eyes.
With the global population rising and a decline in arable land for crop production, people are looking for solutions to feed a growing world.
With the rising demand for renewable energy in the United States, many are turning to solar power to meet their energy needs.
When it comes to places you’d rather not visit, the hospital is bound to top the list.
If you read the headlines in the news lately — “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise,” “New Texas petrochemical projects add millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution, report finds” — you’d think emissions from the petrochemical industry were getting worse.
In a health care revolution, the Cardiac 3D Print Lab at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is making model organs out of plastics to help save children’s lives.
Dan’s legs – and his life – were saved, thanks to the fellow firefighters that pulled him out of danger and his personal protective equipment (PPE), also known as turnout gear, gear that’s made possible by petrochemicals.
BAYTOWN, TEXAS – A decade ago, when Mike Zamora ran ExxonMobil’s Baytown petrochemical plant, his vision to expand the facility and boost its capacity was nothing but a pipe dream.