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MotoArt: Hardcore And Stylish Recycling

MotoArt: Hardcore And Stylish Recycling

There are limitless concepts for turning the everyday item as well as the industrial into something new and still usable. With a unique niche in the recycling industry, MotoArt launched in 2001 and they now have showrooms around the world. Their team uses retired aircraft materials and parts, reconstructing them into edgy and functional designs. Taking old planes and salvaging the scraps, they are then rebuilt, reformed and revived. Most present day aircrafts are constructed of a high amount of aluminum, normally around 80% by weight for each commercially produced airframe, according to The Aluminum Association. With a high recyclability… read more

Healthy Pet Treats

Healthy Pets

Licks from your pet can be sweet. The accompanying odor, however, can turn things sour. While it isn’t always easy to give your pet’s teeth a good scrub, what is easy is to keep a healthy supply of odor depleting biscuits on hand. They are easy to make yourself and will be appreciated as a tasty treat to your pet – and a relief to your proboscis. To start, there are certain ingredients you should always avoid giving to your pet. This includes grapes, raisins, avocados, mushrooms, and onions. Also never feed your pet chocolate. If for any reason you… read more

Know The Symbols?

Plastic Recycling Symbols

PET plastic, known as polyethylene terephthalate, is the most common for single use beverages because it is lightweight, inexpensive, and easy to recycle. PET poses a lower risk of leaching breakdown products.  PET is represented by a 1 centered in three rotating arrows. PET is generally recycled into polar fleece, tote bags, straps and carpet. HDPE, known as high density polyethylene, is a versatile plastic with many uses especially for packaging. HDPE has a low risk of leaching. HDPE is mostly recycled into laundry soap bottles, pens, doghouses, picnic tables, and even fencing. HDPE is represented by a 2 centered… read more