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PLA Lined Paper Cups

Extensive changes in the manufacturing of paper and plastic have occurred over the past few decades. EPA figures indicate that paper manufacturing increased more than 300 percent from 1960 to 2013. 166 more words

Biodegradable & Compostable

HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/15 – 12/19

Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. 257 more words

The Dozen

Natural Product Review: Desert Essence Mania!

A long time ago, I was having trouble spelling the difference between “desert” and “dessert”. So the teacher said, “Think of it this way, which one would you rather have?” And I thought it over, and eventually my kid side won out (over trying to logic it all out) and I said “Dessert.” :) And she said, “There you go. 1,425 more words

Biodegrade fishing nets with RFID tracking

Springwise features an innovation in fishing nets that has the potential to reduce plastic pollution: nets that biodegrade if damaged and can also be tracked using RFID tags so they can be located and retrieved if possible. 6 more words


Invisible Flow Dynamics

By now, most people have heard about the vast amount of plastic that ends up in the world’s oceans, and how, once there, plastic bags, wrapping, toys, really all the stuff we make and use in this Age of Plastic, gets ground and beaten into smaller and smaller pieces of plastic until it is no longer recognizable as a human-made item, just a ever-tinier piece of material that is nonetheless non-biodegradable. 273 more words


Plastic biodegradable by fungi (12/15/14)

The material has long been considered nonbiodegradable because its chemical bonds are so strong. …pesky plastic may have a natural combatant, found the Amazon rain forest.

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