Our reason-for-being/goal/purpose/objective/intent is to convince/inspire/persuade/encourage the food processing industry to establish and fund a public private partnership for the discovery of new food packaging materials that would be digestible by animals (farm animals as well as ubiquitous microbes).
Microplastics – Presence in Placentas and Meconium Reported |
Biorecycling of Plastic – GAO Issues Science and Technology Spotlight |
Microplastics – Effects on Soil Water Repellency and Capillary Flow Studied |
Recycling – Spain’s New Law Critiqued |
Microplastics – Presence in Fish Intestinal Tracts Studied |
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