Plastic

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How to Reduce Plastic Waste

Every year, people create about 300 million tonnes of plastic waste.[1] That waste ends up in nature and even in the water people and animals drink. It’s an urgent issue, and you can help by using less plastic. The most common way to do this is by taking advantage of reusable items like fabric bags(…)

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How to Get Glue Off of Plastic

There are few things more frustrating than pulling a price sticker off a plastic container and being left with a sticky residue that seems impossible to peel off. Luckily, there are a few tricks to removing the goo. A mixture of baking soda and oil will work on all types of glue, including super glue,(…)

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Ironed Plastic Bag Creations for Kids

At Boston Children’s Museum, we use this activity to support kids in practicing skills such as thinking creatively, persistence, and envisioning a final product. It is a great introduction to an important tool– the iron! This activity also encourages the use of materials that might otherwise be thr…By: BostonChildrensMuseum Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)