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Billions pour into bioplastics as markets begin ramping up

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By MARK GILLISPIE

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”For now, bioplastic represents just 1% of global plastic production. If plastic made with fossil fuels is the enormous Mall of America in Minnesota, bioplastics would be a 7-Eleven.”

For the benefit of those who don’t understand the concept of 1%…

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Plastics were the worse invention, especially one-use plastics.

Fossil fuels and their bi-products destroyed our beautiful mother earth.

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Plastic, simply walk on any beach in Japan and you will experience the worst of plastic pollution ever to be seen.

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Although its not a vast amount of money in the grand schema of things, its a start, once people start to jump on the band wagon, every one will start to change, but as consumers we need to change our attitude towards plastics, and so should the suppermarket and suppliers to, the other day i was in a que waiting to go through the check out at our supermarket, and i looked at the items on the convayor belt in from of me, 99% had some sort of plastic, plastic tray, the tray with goods covered in plastic, why do we need or want all of this dam plastic? we dont need it, its what weve become use to. and when we go home put the items in the fridge or cupboard, we throw all of the plastic in a bin. we need to ask our selfs "do we honestly need all of this plastic"?

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