Tuesday, November 16, 2010

biodegradable and bad for the environment

From World on those "unnaturally noisy (and allegedly biodegradable) SunChips bags...

With manufacturing factored in, researchers found that four types of bioplastics were the worst contributors to ozone depletion, compared to seven traditional plastics....more carcinogens, more energy-intensive, and, because they relied on plants, increased pesticide and fertilizer use....


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