Scientists and entrepreneurs are pioneering plastic alternatives with the goal of creating materials that can be recycled over and over
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- UBQ Materials, a startup in Israel, claims it can turn trash into plastic-like pellets, which can then be sent to manufacturers who can mix them with regular plastic pellets to create materials.
- EcoSafe, a Vancouver company, produces compostable film products that are composed of a polyester-material that's made from corn but mainly petroleum-based.
- Berkeley scientists stumbled upon what they say is a formula for endlessly recyclable plastics called PDK.
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