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Researchers Turn Landfill Waste into Bioplastic

03 Dec

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

A team from Imperial College London has developed a process for turning landfill waste into bioplastic.

The team of students says the healthcare industry could use the bioplastic to make syringes and other disposable devices used in hospitals. They have also developed a method for breaking down the bioplastic so that it can be easily disposed of.

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Posted by on December 3, 2013 in Green chemistry, Plastics

 

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