Posts Tagged ‘biodegradable’

Scientists develop truly biodegradable plastics

A research team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC), Berkeley has found a way to make biodegradable plastics actually disappear. While biodegradable plastics have been touted as a solution to plastic pollution, in practice they don’t work as advertised. “Biodegradability does not equal […]

Biodegradable plastic may not degrade as quickly as expected

Have you picked up a product at the supermarket which claims to have plant-based or biodegradable packaging? You might think you’re doing a favour for the environment. But the makers of bioplastics have urged consumers to double check what it says on the packaging, because it might not be as biodegradable as you think. It’s […]

Company Develops Biodegradable Paper Straws To Combat Environmental Impact Of Plastic

Next Story If you can believe it, for every foot of coastline in the world, approximately five grocery bags worth of plastic trash ends up in the ocean every single day. It’s expected that, if we continue at the rate we’re going, the amount of plastics in the ocean will outweigh the number of fish. […]

Dad denies 6 year old son’s allowance – corporate style

     A Missouri dad has given his six-year-old son a tough life lesson by issuing this corporate response to his request for an allowance advance. The cold denial will no doubt give the boy a taste of what to expect in the future: “We regret to inform you at this time that we are unable […]

Illusion of Saudi women’s vote

Alwaght- For the first time in history, women in Saudi Arabia have cast their ballots. This is the main headline that has swamped the media in light of Saudi’s municipal elections with attempts to show the event as a first step toward women’s freedoms in the Persian-Gulf State. Tight Rope Far from that, however, these […]

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