Move Over Plastic, You Can Now Get Cutlery That Is Edible And Naturally DecomposesPosted on April 28, 2016 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News
Plastics amount to 1.3 million tonnes in landfills in Australia each year. They are a threat to marine life, are made from non-renewable resources and produce dangerous greenhouse gases and chemicals when made.
“The problem with use of plastic cutlery is the issue of disposability. People just throw them away and they get buried in landfill and do not degrade if it’s a normal plastic,” Conjoint Associate Professor Minh Nguyen