By Becky Striepe on June 27, 2011
We’ve talked before about the trouble with biodegradable plastics, and a new study highlighted yet another issue with these plant-based plastic alternatives: in the landfill, biodegradable plastics break down and produce methane.
By Becky Striepe on September 29, 2010
Plastic sometimes feels like a fact of life. From packaging to medical supplies to paints and adhesives, it’s pretty tough stuff to avoid. While ideally we’d ditch the plastic all together, there are some amazing innovations for petroleum free plastic that’s much more ecofriendly than the conventional stuff.