Credit card giant American Express has introduced a new version of its ‘Green Card’, which is made primarily from reclaimed marine plastic collected from beaches, islands, and coastal communities from Parley for the Oceans.
According to US-based University of California San Diego, if the team’s method can be optimised for living systems, the implications could be significant for many fields, including cancer therapy, bioremediation, and bioproduction of useful proteins and chemical components.
Biodegradable nappies and sanitary pads could reduce the burden that fossil-based plastic litter puts on nature. The prototypes currently developed are meant to be of higher quality, but still they are more expensive than the similar conventional products on the market
Beer giant Molson Coors has announced a set of new global packaging goals to reduce plastics in its packaging, aiming for 100% of its packaging to be reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025