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 April 20, 2011
Plastic is a scourge on the environment. Whether we’re talking packaging or car parts, most plastic products are single-use, which means they head right to the landfill or worse when they’ve outlived they’re usefulness. I’ve been running across some really cool mushroom-based alternatives to petroleum products, so I thought I’d share a couple of my favorites with you guys!