Category: Plastics

Liquid-pouch packaging, which takes the place of rigid plastic bottles, is one example of source reduction whose time has arrived. While its popularity has grown in Europe and Canada during the past few years, the flexible-pouch concept was first patented in France in the early 1960s. It is now being used for the first time […]

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Biodegradable Plastic On Horizon A potato that produces natural plastic may soon be a reality. But unlike the original plastic potato, Mr. Potato Head, this new plant will have profound impacts on the nature of plastic and its ability to exist in harmony with the environment. Scientists now are perfecting a system of growing organic […]

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