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Biodegradable plastic that can break down in your compost developed by scientists

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Biodegradable plastic bags, cutlery and coffee cup lids may seem like a win for the environment, but they often introduce more problems than solutions.

Despite being touted as “green”, many of these plastics take just as long as their conventional counterparts to break down in home composts and landfill, leading to more pollution in soils and waterways. 

Many are also not recyclable, and can only be broken down by…



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