An Algae Water Bottle You Can Drink From (And Eat)

I know it might seem like we're picking on plastic lately, but the facts are there: plastic waste is a major problem. Contributing from everything to bursting landfills, floating garbage islands in the middle of the ocean, and the leaching of toxic chemicals back into ground and water tables, the material that once revolutionized packaging [...]

I know it might seem like we’re picking on plastic lately, but the facts are there: plastic waste is a major problem. Contributing from everything to bursting landfills, floating garbage islands in the middle of the ocean, and the leaching of toxic chemicals back into ground and water tables, the material that once revolutionized packaging is now sealing our (and our world’s) demise. But not everyone’s content with that fate. Plastic alternatives have been cropping up over the years in...
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Moove Over, Plastic: Milk-Based Packaging is on its Way

As the old saying goes, the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. So too do we find that to be the case with plastic, a revolutionary material that’s shaped industries the world over as well as asserting itself as the standard of food packaging. Of course, this all comes at the cost of [...]

As the old saying goes, the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. So too do we find that to be the case with plastic, a revolutionary material that’s shaped industries the world over as well as asserting itself as the standard of food packaging. Of course, this all comes at the cost of our overburdened landfills, oceans, and the overall health of our environment. Desperate to find an answer to our plastics problem, some researchers are turning to...
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