bioplastics

iPhone Cases Made from Agricultural Waste and Recycled Plastic

Photo: Miniwiz

The next time someone says your iPhone case looks like you found it in the trash, you can take it as a compliment. But that’s only if you’ve got a ReCase from Miniwiz, made from 100% recycled agricultural waste and post-consumer plasti…

Susan Freinkel on Our Toxic Plastic Love Affair (Podcast)

It clogs our oceans and tampers with our bodies, yet without it, all modern life would skid to a stop. Susan Freinkel’s new book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, explores the rise of plastic into ubiquity, hails it for its life-saving wonders, and explor…

The Bioplastic Revolution: 9 Crazy, Cool Products Made from Plants Not Plastic (Slideshow)

Photo: Cereplast

The world’s addiction to plastic is filling up landfills, clogging the oceans, and even becoming a food source for birds — but finding another material that’s as durable, heat-resistant, light, and useful hasn’t been easy.

One alte…

Odwalla "Plastic" PlantBottle Now Made With 100% Plant Materials

One-upping Pepsi’s plant-based bottle scheduled to be piloted next year, the Odwalla PlantBottle is now at least 96 percent and up to 100 percent plant-based materials—and is still recyclable in existing facilities. It’s only the Odwalla bottle…