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Edible, biodegradable, anti-microbial plastic boasts higher tensile strength than petroleum-based plastic

Publicado em 11 março 2022
Disposal of food packaging is a major cause of environmental pollution worldwide. More than 350 million metric tons of plastic are produced every year, and 85% of the garbage dumped in the oceans is plastic, according to estimates. Brazil is the fourth-largest producer, accounting for some 11 million metric tons per year. To make matters worse, most plastic packaging is derived from non-renewables such as petroleum. Given all these drawbacks, reducing the use of fossil fuels to produce [...]