Could bio-plastic be the answer to bottle woes?
from Euro News
Discarded plastic bottles are a huge environmental problem. Around the world, 20 million tons of plastic are made into bottles every year, and discarded plastic bottles are a huge environmental problem. So scientists are looking for new, more environmentally-friendly ways of making plastic without using oil. At the Biological Research Center in Madrid, Spain, scientists are looking at the role bacteria could play in plastics production and making polymers out of organic waste.
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