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Sustainability - How Bioplastic Is Made From Avocado Waste

Graham Watson

23rd January 2021

This Business Insider clip looks at the increasing popularity of avocados, and the possibility of using avocado pits (i.e. seeds) to make bioplastics that are more environmentally friendly than a fossil fuel-based plastics.

That said, it's not straightforward, because there are some features of bioplastics that aren't as environmentally-friendly as you might think.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.


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