Biodegradable plastic made from fisheries waste

Even when soaked in plain water, the plastic still quickly began showing signs of microbial growth which should lead to degradation

Like most other commonly used types of plastic, polyurethane is typically made from non-renewable crude oil, and it takes centuries…

Full text: https://newatlas.com/environment/biodegradable-polyurethane-fisheries-waste/

Author

Ben Coxworth

Source

New Atlas, 2021-04-05.

Supplier

American Chemical Society (ACS)
Memorial University of Newfoundland

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