Can plastic be made into paper?

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Can plastic be made into paper?
« on: 10/03/2011 10:30:03 »
Von asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Can plastic be made into paper?

What do you think?
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Can plastic be made into paper?
« Reply #1 on: 29/03/2011 21:04:48 »
Von asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Can plastic be made into paper?

What do you think?

What do you mean? can we turn oil, into wood fibres?
What am I doing thinking about science?

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Can plastic be made into paper?
« Reply #2 on: 30/03/2011 17:58:24 »
You might be able to convert plastics into books, or similar pre-printed materials.
Things like wallpaper, poster boards, etc, can also be made from plastics.

However, as mentioned above, you can't suddenly change the petroleum based plastic into natural biodegradable wood fibers.