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Ecostore finds sweet alternative to plastic

Greenpeace calls it not perfect but a move in the right direction and I tend to agree.

Research conducted on the sugarcane containers by its producers in Japan and Brazil showed that every kilogram of carbon capture plastic produced captured 2kg of atmospheric CO2. Comparatively every kilogram of petrochemical produced caused just under 2kg of CO2 to be generated and released.

via Ecostore finds sweet alternative to plastic – Environment – NZ Herald News.

I am just trying to imagine how much arable land we would need to convert all the world’s plastic into sugarcane plastic… I think we really have to rethink our consumption and recycle whatever we can in closed loops.

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