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this is very clever …. from the website

Mango Materials produces biodegradable plastics from waste biogas (methane) that are economically competitive with conventional oil-based plastics.

Methane of course is the second-most common greenhouse gas  and is a major contributor to global warming.

and in term of biodegradability….”The rate of degradation depends on the environment and thickness of the material. The Mango Materials product can break down in aerobic and anaerobic conditions and is expected to pass all relevant ASTM and other bio-related certification tests.”

A plastic that cuts methane and biodegrades. Well worth watching….

BLOG STATS As of 01.29.2017 onward have been counting the number people who have read each post. WHY CUT PLASTIC About 100 million tons of plastic are produced each year and much of it is used to make one-use, disposable items. Because plastic doesn't biodegrade these items, though only used for moments can last for decades, centuries, possibly forever. We are creating ever lasting rubbish in unsustainable amounts. It is polluting the environment, maiming even killing animals, poisoning fish and may be poisoning us.

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