BIO-PLASTICS INTERNATIONAL (AUSTRALIA)
Brief history of plastics, natural and synthetic|
Early ocean plastic litter traced to 1960s |
Is it easier or harder to live without plastic than 10 years ago?|
Microplastics found in 'pristine' Pyrenees Mountains|
Plastic waste heading for oceans quantified|
|UN signals 'end' of throwaway plastic|
The simple FACT is...
The big chemicals companies realise that they need to find alternative feedstocks to replace crude
oil and, this is already reflected in their research and development spending.
However, when crude-oil hits a certain dollar price per barrel, it will become too expensive to use... FACT!
That's when industrial bio-technology could really begin to take effect. And, that's when mankind's brief love affair with synthetic plastics will come to an abrupt end. Oil- based non-biodegradable waste plastics polluting oceans, rivers & streams and, the contamination of landfills, must clearly be Planet Earth's primary concern... not so-called Climate Change!
The Australian Solution is HERE... Biodegradable Sugar-Derived Plastics
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