10 Jun '11, 7pm

Biodegradable plastic may not litter ocean/land, but it does contribute to #climatechange, says @ecogeek

and other plastics get to the landfill, microbes break them down and produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas. While many other items in landfills create methane as well, these plastics are adding to the load. Some landfills have systems that capture the methane and use it for energy, but most landfills don't.

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/recycling/3528-biodegradable-plast...

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greenbiz.com 10 Jun '11, 10pm

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