Buckeye Precious Plastic

News update: Ohio State team wins Ford Motor Company Fund grant by finding new uses for old plastic Sept. 17, 2018

The open source community of Precious Plastic is working toward a solution to plastic pollution. Through the process of shredding, extrusion, injection and compression, plastic objects are repurposed into usable products of an individual’s design.

Out of sight, out of mind is the overriding philosophy of plastic recycling, lacking an incentive to recycle. This approach provides an opportunity for personal accomplishment when people are questioning if their recyclables truly find a second life.

It’s anticipated this program will sustain itself because of the student base and promotion. With minimal operation costs the long-term goals are viable.