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Bioplastic: the edible and biodegradable plastic more resistant than that made with petroleum!
The invention of plastic was a real revolution; however, the excessive production of single-use plastic and the inadequate management of plastic waste contribute to worsening the environmental emergency. Have you ever thought there might be a solution? The Composites and Hybrid Nanocomposites (GCNH) research group of the State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP) has invented a […]Continue reading
Microplastics: Causes, Effects and Solutions
Because of its convenience, versatility, and affordability, plastic production has risen by 200% in just a few decades. The main problem is that a large amount of plastic is not being properly recycled and crumbles into microplastics, causing the worsening of the current environmental emergency. In Italy, only 30% of plastic is recycled, while the […]Continue reading