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Orange Peels Could Be Made Into Biodegradable Plastic, University of York Study


9/28/2011 6:57:28 AM

Plastic waste is one of the worst forms of trash because it takes so long to degrade, thus overflowing our landfills and polluting our oceans and waterways. But what if we could make plastic from a recycled, natural, biodegradable source? That's the idea behind a new technology developed by British scientists that uses microwaves to turn plant-based waste, such as orange peels, into eco-friendly plastic, according to London's The Independent.

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