Should we be making plastic from plants?

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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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