Most biodegradable plastics are `a con.'

Coghlan, A.
February 1992
New Scientist;2/8/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1807, p27
Reveals results from a study at Cornell University which found most plastics that are claimed to be biodegradable are not really biodegradable at all. How the study was conducted; In most cases the only component in the plastic that biodegrades is the starch filler; Name of the plastic that was totally biodegradable.


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