Corn-Based Plastic

A new line of corn-based plastics, called polylactides or PLA, has begun to land on US supermarket shelves. Its strongest selling points are that it fully degrades in 47 days, doesn’t emit toxic fumes when incinerated, and requires 20 to 50 percent less fossil fuel to manufacture than regular plastics

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  1. phoebe

    5 September 2003 at 2.11 pm

    this is the funniesdt thing i have ever heard

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