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Paper water bottles designed to replace plastic

There's a good chance you're already drinking out of biodegradable paper straws, and pretty soon you may be drinking your soda or beer out of a paper bottle too.  A Swedish company with labs in the U.S. is working on a concept to make that a reality.  Inside a southwest Portland lab, engineers are shaking things up a bit.  "It's supposed to replicate a box bouncing up and down in a shipping container on the back of a pickup truck."  They're testing out a much more earth-friendly alternative to plastic and styrofoam packaging. This packaging is made out of paper.  Read more...



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