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Now, biodegradable plastic to be made from rice, parsley waste

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 21:09

A new study has shown that it may soon be possible to make chairs, synthetic rugs and plastic bags from cocoa, rice and vegetable waste.

Fungi, the next alternative to plastic

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 12:08

Fungi really deserve more respect, as they have fantastic capabilities and can be grown, under certain circumstances, in almost any shape and be totally biodegradable.

Waste chicken feathers could be used to produce biodegradable plastic

Last Updated: Sunday, April 03, 2011, 11:23

New research suggests that chicken feathers could be used to produce eco-friendly, biodegradable plastics.

IBM makes biodegradable plastic from plants

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 16:51

IBM researchers on Tuesday said they have discovered a way to make Earth-friendly plastic from plants that could replace petroleum-based products tough on the environment.