Taking more than four years to build and costing $2.5 billion, the Invanpah solar plant opened recently in California. The world's biggest solar plant is estimated to produce as much electricity as a coal- or natural-gas-fired power plant. And with tough renewable portfolio...
Taking more than four years to build and costing $2.5 billion, the Invanpah solar plant opened recently...
Replacing non-biodegradable polymers with biodegradable polymers has reduced pollution caused by polymer...
Everyone loves biopolymers. They're made from renewable materials, and so don't use up fossil fuel resources and should result in fewer overall greenhouse gas emissions. And many of them are naturally biodegradable and so won't litter the environment after use.
Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical, according to a report issued recently by a health research and advocacy group.
The never-ending winter of 2014 played a role in North American polyethylene resin prices climbing in February — but the weather was not enough to stop regional polypropylene prices from sliding in that month as well.
Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute have developed a method to carry out large-scale manufacturing of everyday objects — from cell phones to food containers and toys — using a fully degradable bioplastic isolated from...
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