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Processing plants turn the chemical into polyethylene, the world’s most common plastic that’s used in garbage bags and food packaging.
Chevron Phillips Chemical, a joint venture of Chevron and Phillips 66 of Houston, in September finished building its two new polyethylene plastics units southwest of Houston in Old Ocean by Phillips 66's Sweeny complex.
Panels that failed, which included those with polyethylene cores, were limited to a height of 50 feet.
These are commonly large, polyethylene barrels, some of which are equipped with taps (like kegs) and hold up to 55 gallons of water.
Get the concrete look with (a lot) less weight with the new Fatboy Concrete Seat ($87 at allmodern.com; available this fall), which is made of polyethylene and can be used indoors or out, as a seat, stand or side table.
Country Freedom #9004 Aluminum frame with high-density polyethylene panels; insulated.
The polyethylene tubs are flexible yet strong in several bright colors and sizes up to 20 gallons.
More than half of the country’s capacity for making polyethylene plastic has been shut down in the past week.
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