BIODEGRADABLE PLASTICS FROM SOYBEAN WASTE

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A lot has been said concerning the massive pollution and threat that plastic causes to human and marine life, and to the environment as a whole. There is therefore a strong case for alternatives that are biodegradable and healthier for our world. Traditional alternatives include glass and paper, but plastic remains popular for their strength […]

Banana leaves as alternative to plastic packaging

ARE YOU ON THE BANANAWAGON?

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Africa, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Education & Advocacy, Environmental Law, Green Living, Homes and Gardens, Hunger & Poverty, Policy & Governance, Sustainable Development, Technology

The practice of using banana leaves for wrapping is nothing new. Many communities in Asia and Africa have benefited from the size and strength of green banana leaves for many years. However, the convenience and affordability of plastics soon took over. But with growing awareness on the negative impact of waste plastic, banana leaves seem […]