17 Year Old Teenager Makes Biodegradable Plastic

In 2017, global consumption of standard plastics (with a lifespan of 500 years or more) reached new highs, with about eight million metric tons of plastics ending up in the oceans annually. In addition to efforts to reduce this figure with waste education and recycling education, the need to develop biodegradable, compatible alternatives to petroleum-based …

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Disposable Masks and Gloves – Major Threat to the Oceans

The Covid 19 pandemic has affected the whole world and we have all referred to the use of protection to prevent the coronavirus. Disposable masks as well as medical gloves have become part of the daily life of every person on this planet. Keeping distance between people, frequent hand washing, disinfection in all institutions, markets, …

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The Reuse of Plastic Bottles? Yes or no?

The plastic is strong, flexible, lightweight and corrosion resistant. These properties allow the plastic to be durable and resistant to various influences. These properties also mean that plastic is not biodegradable, ie that it does not decompose easily under the influence of the sun and water. This makes the plastic very suitable for packaging. However, …

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