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New sustainable 'plastics' in the offing

Plastics take hundreds of years to decay, So bottles and bags create plastic 'continents' in the oceans, endanger animals and pollute the environment.

Dec 26, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Bioplastics made from egg whites may soon make conventional plastic history

 Scientists investigating alternatives to petroleum-based plastics have found that a bioplastic made from proteins found in egg whites demonstrate superior antibacterial properties and are fully biodegradable.

Apr 19, 2015, 15:17 PM IST