Should we be making plastic from plants?


April 15, 2009

By Alan Stahler

Tillman Gerngross
Tillman Gerngross

Compostable, biodegradable plastic, made from renewable farm crops—it’s got to be “greener” than petroleum-based plastic ... or is it?  Al Stahler spoke with Tillman Gerngross, professor of engineering at Dartmouth.

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