Are food-based plastics a good idea?
When thinking of plastics and food we normally think “Plastic food container” while “Plastic making material” is probably the last thing on our minds. Using foods to produce plastics will help the eco friendliness of plastics. But how would such plastics preform in the long run?
Food-based plastics, made out of everything from corn to sugarcane, have rapidly grown in popularity over the past several years. Packaging materials, gift cards, cell phone casings — all can be made from these eco-friendly materials.Read More Here