Do bioplastics really work as a substitute for conventional plastics?

Category: Advanced, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Materials

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


What are Bioplastics? Bioplastics, which refer to plastics manufactured from plant sources, present a feasible alternative to petroleum-based, conventional plastics. Status of Bioplastics The biopl...Read more

Can we use plant material to make plastics?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Biopolymers, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Most (almost all, actually) conventional plastics are made from petroleum – here’s a nice video on oil to plastics. With petroleum being a perishable resource, a question that arises is: ...Read more

What are the most practical avenues to decrease plastic pollution?

Category: Basic, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Management

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Plastic is everywhere. A good number of disposable plastic items pollute our land and water, and we all wish to something about this. But what? While you will hear numerous ideas of how to decrease p...Read more

How can biotech students contribute to cleantech?

Category: Bio, Biofuels, Biomass Heating, Biomass Power, Biomass to Liquids, Biopolymers, Education, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


While to many, the subject of cleantech appears to be something esoteric, in reality, cleantech touches every aspect of our lives that science and technology touches. See this post and this for some d...Read more

How can agricultural waste provide sustainable materials and energy?

Category: Agriculture, Agro Waste, Biopolymers, Materials, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


The world generates millions of tons of agricultural waste every day. A country like India alone generates over a million tons of agricultural waste a day. A large portion of the agricultural waste ...Read more