Latest Biodegradable plastic Stories
Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part to the very characteristics that make them so desirableâ€”their durability and longevity.
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal, Macromolecules, scientists from IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Stanford University detail discoveries that could lead to the development of new types of biodegradable, biocompatible plastics.
Researchers at IBM said they have discovered a way to make biodegradable plastic from plants that could replace petroleum-based plastics and other products that are not good for the environment.
Food packaging and other disposable plastic items could soon be composted at home along with organic waste thanks to a new sugar-based polymer.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As biodegradable plastics fall under the "green" category, they exhibit high potential for growth compared to other thriving environment-friendly technologies in the renewable energy and chemicals segments.
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiland Premium Artesian Water, exclusively available at Kum & Go convenience stores, is now available in the ENSO biodegradable plastic bottle.
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KIAMESHA LAKE, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boreal Water Collection Inc.
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