Often made from plants, recycled material and various forms of organic matter, bioplastics promise a number of advantages over conventional plastics produced through fossil fuels. These include less energy-intensive production, faster biodegradation in the environment and even greater resistance to heat, but a new study suggests that safety may not be one of these benefits, revealing that bioplastics carry just as much toxic content as regular plastic.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Plastics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, toxic, Goethe University Frankfurt

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