Renewable Bioplastics

Sustainable plastic may be achievable by using compounds found in plant pulp.
19 June 2014
Presented by Chris Smith

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Bamboo trees in Kyoto, Japan.

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Bacteria that can degrade the woody material in plant waste and turn it into an oil-free material for plastics manufacture have been developed by scientists at Warwick University in Britain. Professor Tim Bugg told Chris more...

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