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Instead of plastic waste, plastic FROM waste: Apple and orange scraps can be turned into gluten-free, edible bioplastic

Veronika Bátori, who recently received her doctorate in Resource Recovery from the University of Borås, Sweden, has come up with a simple, but ingenious way to turn fruit waste into edible bioplastic.  Her method solves two problems: Eliminating the need for synthetic, indestructible plastic, and disposing of fruits which are high in water and organic matter and therefore create uncontrolled methane production when dumped in landfills.  Read more....



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