University Scientists Develop Bioplastic Blend Using Eggshells

Dr. Vijaya Rangari, a scientist at Tuskegee University in Alabama, has engineered a bioplastic claimed to be more flexible than other bioplastics and rapidly biodegradable, made from petroleum polymer, cornstarch-derived polymer, and a key ingredient — tiny eggshell shards. Rangari believes the technology may someday be able to be used to make grocery bags, food containers, and other retail packaging, according to a University press release. To read the full article click here. 

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