20 May '11, 9am

Casey Container: Plastic Bottles That Are Both Recyclable and Biodegradable?

Casey Container has created an additive usable with a wide range of plastics, even rubber, that allows the resulting product to be usable in all its usual applications, while being both recyclable and biodegradable. The resulting biodegraded material is not simply smaller pieces of plastic that continue to be an ecological issue. It becomes harmless biogas and biomatter. And rather than needing heat, light and moisture to begin the process of biodegrading and thus not working in tightly packed landfills, it is activated by the very microbes typically found in landfills.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/05/casey-container-missi...

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