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Posts tagged biodegradable

September 29, 2014

 

Cooked shrimp in shells

Plastic From Shrimp

Shrilk—a mixture of silk and shrimp shells—is a game-changer for biodegradable plastics.

February 17, 2012

 

mushroom pine needles

Plastic-Eating Fungus?

A discovery by students at Yale University might one day mean we can throw plastic into the compost pile.

August 2, 2007

 

Paper and plastic grocery bags

Paper or Plastic?

It’s a question that echoes through the aisles of supermarkets across the country, but is there a right answer? The city of San Francisco thinks so: paper.

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