New bio-plastic promises e-waste reduction

Read the full story at E&T Magazine.

New fully bio-degradable polymer has been developed that can be used to manufacture electrical circuits, thus reducing the amount of electronic waste.

The material, developed by Italian company Bio-on in cooperation with engineers from universities in Modena, and Perugia is a combination of bio-degradable plastics and carbon nanoparticles including graphene nanotubes.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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