Fantastic Plastic

Two new lines of plastic dinnerware are redefining the idea of
biodegradability. EarthShell?s plates and bowls, which have made
their way into a few McDonald?s and Wal-Mart outlets, biodegrade in
60?90 days?three to five times faster than paper products, reports
ReadyMade (Fall 2002). And Plantic Technologies?
corn-based bioplastic literally dissolves before your eyes in about
an hour?just add water.

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