New polymer could solve stubble burning, plastic waste

Read the full story at Deccan Herald.

On the face of it, stubble burning and plastics pollution may not have much in common, but researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here believe they are on the verge of a solution which could help tackle both problems. 

Their answer? A new composite material created from the cellulose of agricultural or stubble waste which may one day replace conventional plastics. 

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