Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as Edge, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
BREAKING NEWS

Takeaway: eco-friendly plastics

Takeaway: eco-friendly plastics
Euronews logo
Text size Aa Aa

Plastic packaging can be safe for the environment

These bottles are made from vegetable materials

They are biodegradable and antimicrobial

Until now, bioplastic wasn’t strong enough to make good jars or bottles

Engineers developed nanoadditives that fix that problem

New bioplastic containers can be used for food, cosmetic or pharmaceutical packaging

RFID chips can be embedded to track the product and control its safety

With bioplastic, we’ll use less oil and will produce less pollution