Archive for November 30th, 2012

Make you Fink on Friday

What a waste: Turning poo into plastic

Would you drink from water bottle made from raw sewage?

That rather unappetising image may soon be a reality, thanks to the rise of bioplastics.

These biodegradable materials may soon offer a realistic – and cost effective – alternative to plastics derived from oil.

They are part of a movement to better utilise the ever increasing mountains of waste created by humans.

Saima Mohsin  travels to Sacramento, California, to visit a company that is using some of the  seven million tonnes of dry solid human waste produced in the US every year, to create useful products.

Opinion:

And to think of all the poo we have been wasting…

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