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The NASA logo is displayed on a camera box near the space shuttle's launchpad in Florida. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Spacecraft Detects Plastic Ingredient On Saturn Moon

NASA found an ingredient of plastic — the first time the chemical has been detected on another world.

09/30/2013

Plastic grocery bags are seen in the back of a vehicle. (credit: evork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dallas City Leaders Hear From Plastic Bag Ban Opponents

One city councilman in Dallas wants to ban plastic bags. In response, a group of local retailers are gathering today to let the city council and mayor know that residents don’t want such a move.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2013

Bails of cardboard and aluminum cans are seen next to each other at a waste recycling facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Look Inside A Recycling Center In McKinney

Do you recycle at home or at work? Have you ever wondered where all of that stuff goes when it leaves the recycling bin? Take a look inside a McKinney recycling center.

08/15/2012

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Doctors & Parents Concerned About Chemical In Food Packaging

Studies have shown that BPA can seep into foods through the container, leading to growing concern over the effects of BPA exposure.

03/29/2012

Plastic cups sit with a single-cup coffee machine made by Keurig. (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Coffee Machine Maker In Hot Water Over Plastic Cups

Single-serving coffee makers are a hot trend, but each serving is brewed in a disposable plastic cup, and that is upsetting to environmentalists.

10/12/2011

Hundreds of recycled plastic water bottles are piled up. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Dos and Don’ts Of Recycling In Fort Worth

For the City of Fort Worth it’s million-dollar problem. The city is working very hard to let people know what you can and cannot recycle.

04/30/2011

Chicken Nuggets Being Recalled

Perdue Farms is voluntarily recalling nearly 92,000 pounds of Great Value-brand “Fully Cooked Chicken Nuggets” because they could contain pieces of blue plastic.

07/20/2010